Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Pekin Park District Mineral Springs Park to Host Community Blood Drive Saturday, October 23rd

 


Pekin Park District Mineral Springs Park to host Community Blood Drive Saturday, October 23 


Pekin, IL- Pekin Park District Mineral Springs Park will host a community blood drive from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 23 at 257 Pavillion Drive, inside Lagoon Pavilion. 


What: Pekin Park District Mineral Springs Park Community Blood Drive 

When: Saturday, October 23, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 

Where: Lagoon Pavilion, 257 Pavilion Drive, Pekin, IL 61554

Appointments and masked required: To donate, please contact ImpactLife Peoria at (800) 747-5401 or visit www.bloodcenter.org and use code 61257 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 ImpactLife at (800) 747-5401. Donors who last gave blood on or before 08/28/21 are eligible to give at this drive. 

Abou 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 ImpactLife: ImpactLife is the provider of blood and blood components to more than 100 hospitals in Illinois, Iowa, Missouri and Wisconsin. In your area, ImpactLife is the exclusive provider to UnityPoint Health Pekin (Pekin, IL), UnityPoint Health Methodist (Peoria, IL), UnityPoint Health Proctor (Peoria, IL), OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center (Peoria, IL), Graham Hospital (Canton, IL), OSF St. Joseph Medial Center (Bloomington, IL), and Hopedale Medical Complex (Hopedale, IL). 

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