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Please support the blood drives in your area. Here’s a list of upcoming blood drives…

Friday, June 23rd, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Keller Williams in Murray; and from 1 to 6 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Benton. 

Monday, June 26th, from 2 to 6 p.m. at First Christian Church in Benton.

Tuesday, June 27th, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the American Legion in Mayfield; and from 2 to 6 p.m. at Walnut Grove Church of Christ in Benton.

Wednesday, June 28th, from 2 to 7 p.m. at the South Marshall Fire Department in Benton.

Thursday, June 29th, from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Calvert City Church of Christ.

Friday, June 30th, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Mayfield Graves County YMCA; and from 1 to 6 p.m. at Finish Line Car Wash next to Kohl’s in Paducah.

Monday, July 3rd, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at First Christian Church in Paducah.

Thursday, July 6th, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Regional Medical Associates in Benton; and from noon to 6 p.m. at Bardwell Baptist Church. 

Sunday, July 9th, from 11:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. at Reidland United Methodist Church.

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”.

 

 

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