GIVE THE GIFT OF LIFE
In an effort to maintain social distancing in response to the COVID-19 virus, all donors MUST schedule a donation appointment in advance. To schedule your appointment, and to locate a blood drive near you, click here. All blood drives subject to change or cancellation.
Tuesday, November 2nd, from noon to 4 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Fulton.
Wednesday, November 3rd, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Curris Center at Murray State University.
Thursday, November 4th, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Curris Center at Murray State University.
Friday, November 5th, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Century Unit School District 100 in Ullin, IL.
Monday, November 8th, from noon to 6 p.m. at the Calvert City Civic Center; and from 1 to 6 p.m. at Benton Elementary.
Tuesday, November 9th, from 2 to 7 p.m. at Fancy Farm Elementary.
Friday, November 12th, from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Fulton County High School in Hickman.
Monday, November 15th, from noon to 6 p.m. at First Christian Church in Benton and at Fellowship Baptist Church in Vienna, IL.
Wednesday, November 17th, from noon to 6 p.m. at the Carlisle County Co-op Extension Services in Bardwell.
Monday, November 22nd, from noon to 6 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Clinton.
Tuesday, November 23rd, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m at the American Legion in Mayfield; and from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Golconda, IL.
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”.