GIVE THE GIFT OF LIFE
Please support the blood drives in your area. Here’s a list of upcoming blood drives…
Sunday, April 22nd, from 11:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. at Reidland United Methodist Church.
Monday, April 23rd, from 2 to 6 p.m. at First Christian Church in Benton.
Tuesday, April 24th, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the American Legion in Mayfield.
Wednesday, April 25th, from noon to 5 p.m. at the Mayfield Graves County YMCA.
Thursday, April 26th, from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Calvert City Church of Christ; and from 1 to 6 p.m. at Benton Elementary School.
Friday, April 27th from 2 to 6 p.m. at Mega Gym in Benton.
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”.