Saturday, May 30, 2020

UnityPoint Health Pekin to host Community Blood Drive Friday, June 5

Pekin, IL - UnityPoint Health Pekin will host a community blood drive from 7:00 am to 11:00 am on Friday, June 5 at 600 S 13th St., inside Conference Room

What: UnityPoint Health Pekin Community Blood Drive
When: Friday, June 5, 7:00 am - 11:00 am
Where: Conference Room, 600 S 13th St., Pekin, IL
Appointments: To donate, please contact the Blood Center at (800)747-5401 or visit www.bloodcenter.org and use code
61092 to locate the drive.

Donor Eligibility Criteria: Potential donors must be at least 17 years of age (16 with parental permission form available through www.bloodcenter.org) and weigh more than 110 pounds. A photo I.D. is required to donate. For questions about eligibility, please call the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center at (800)747-5401.

Donors who last gave blood on or before 4/10/20 are eligible to give at this drive.

About Blood Donation: Blood donation is a safe, simple procedure that takes about 45 minutes to one hour. Individuals with diabetes or controlled high blood pressure may be accepted as eligible donors.

ABOUT MVRBC: Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center is the provider of blood and blood components to more than 100 hospitals in Illinois, Iowa, Missouri and Wisconsin. In your area, MVRBC is the exclusive provider to Hopedale Medical Complex.

To ensure safety and adhere to social distancing, ALL DONORS must schedule appointments.
Per CDC guidelines, all donors will be required to wear a face covering or mask when donating. If you have questions, please contact the blood center.

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