• Last modified 22 days ago (May 23, 2024)


Blood drives planned

Two blood drives are planned in coming weeks in Marion County.

Donations will be accepted 1 to 6 p.m. June 3 at Goessel Church, 109 S. Church St., Goessel, and noon to 6 p.m. June 10 at Hillsboro United Methodist Church, 905 E. D St., Hillsboro.

Appointments are being accepted at (800) 733-2767, via a Red Cross phone app, and even via the blood donor skill on Alexa smart speakers.

A donor card or driver’s license and another form of identification are required.

Donors generally must be at least 17 years old, weigh at least 110 pounds, and be in good health.

They are urged to eat and drink plenty of liquids before their appointments.

Donors with Type O blood and those willing to donate platelets are particularly encouraged.

Last modified May 23, 2024