GIVE THE GIFT OF LIFE
Please support the blood drives in your area. Here’s a list of upcoming blood drives…
Monday, October 22nd, from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Broadway United Methodist Church in Paducah.
Tuesday, October 23rd, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the American Legion in Mayfield.
Thursday, October 25th, from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Calvert City Church of Christ.
Thursday, November 1st, from noon to 6 p.m. at Bardwell Baptist Church.
Monday, November 5th, from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at First Christian Church in Paducah; and from noon to 6 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Calvert City.
Tuesday, November 6th, from noon to 4 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Fulton.
Wednesday, November 7th, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Carlisle County High School in Bardwell.
Thursday, November 8th, from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church Kuttawa.
Friday, November 9th, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at South Marshall Elementary School in Benton.
Sunday, November 11th, from 8 a.m. to noon at St. John’s Catholic Church in Lone Oak.
Monday, November 12th, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Curris Center at Murray State University; and from 1 to 6 p.m. at Fancy Farm Elementary.
Tuesday, November 13th, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Curris Center at Murray State University.
Wednesday, November 14th, from 1 to 6 p.m. at Benton Elementary.
Thursday, November 15th, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Murray.
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”.