The City has scheduled a blood drive on Thursday, October 12th, from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Government Center parking lot, located at 14077 Peyton Drive. Volunteer blood donors must be at least 15 years old, weigh 110 pounds and be in general good health.
All minors, age 15 and older, must provide a completed parental consent form, available at www.lstream.org. Blood donors should drink plenty of decaffeinated liquids prior to donating blood and must present valid photo identification. Medical personnel will check your temperature, blood pressure, pulse, and iron level. If you meet eligibility requirements, about one pint of blood will be collected. Please consider donating blood!
Blood donations are used every day for surgery patients, cancer patients, accident victims, bone marrow recipients, burn patients, and organ transplant recipients, just to name a few of the beneficiaries. Call (800) 879-4484 to reserve a time. Walk-ins are welcome.