GIVE THE GIFT OF LIFE
Please support the blood drives in your area. Here’s a list of upcoming blood drives…
Tuesday, January 28th, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Mayfield City Hall.
Wednesday, January 29th, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at West Kentucky Community & Technical College in Paducah.
Friday, January 31st, from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Mayfield Middle School; and from 1 to 6 p.m. at Murray Middle School.
Monday, February 3rd, from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at First Christian Church in Paducah; and from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Golconda, IL.
Wednesday, February 5th, from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Caledonia Community Church in Olmsted, IL.
Thursday, February 6th, from noon to 6 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church in Princeton.
Monday, February 10th, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Curris Center at Murray State University; and from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Metropolis.
Tuesday, February 11th, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Curris Center at Murray State University.
Wednesday, February 12th, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Shawnee Community College in Ullin, IL.
Thursday, February 13th, from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Murray.
Friday, February 14th, from noon to 5 p.m. at Gospel Mission Worship Center in Paducah.
Currently, the Paducah Donor Center located at 4635 Falconcrest Drive is open:
Monday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Tuesday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Please call (270) 442-9141 for Thursday hours.
Friday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Saturday 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.
1st, 4th and 5th Sunday 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.
For your convenience, you may now schedule blood donation appointments online at www.redcrossblood.org. Donors may subscribe to Red Cross texting by sending redcross to 42227 or registering online at www.bloodisneeded.org .
For some blood drives, you may schedule an appointment: Go online- log on to www.givelife.org. Go to “Step One: Find a Blood Drive”, and follow the instructions.
Or call 1-800-GIVE-LIFE to find a blood drive near you!
Eligibility Requirements for Blood Donation To give blood you must be healthy, be at least 17 years old, weigh at least 110 pounds and not have donated blood in the last 56 days. “Healthy” means that you feel well and can perform normal activities. Medical staff will examine your health history and take your temperature, pulse, blood pressure and blood count prior to donation. Your eligibility will be determined after the examination. For a more complete listing of guidelines and how they are affected by various medical conditions go to www.givelife.org, click on “being a donor” and then “eligibility guidelines”.