Allen County Blood Drive Change

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News release from the American Red Cross:

Allen County Blood Drive Change

(June 28, 2012) – The American Red Cross blood drive originally scheduled at Parkview Hospital from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Tuesday, July 10 has been changed. The blood drive is now scheduled from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Monday, July 23 at Parkview Hospital, located at 2200 Randallia Drive in Fort Wayne.

 

How to Donate Blood
To schedule an appointment to donate please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org for more information. Individuals who are 17 years of age (16 with parental permission in Indiana and Ohio), meet weight and height requirements (110 pounds or more, depending on their height) and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. Please bring your Red Cross blood donor card or other form of positive ID when you come to donate.

About the American Red Cross
The Indiana-Ohio Blood Services Region serves northern and central Indiana and northwestern Ohio, and needs to collect about 500 units of blood a day to meet patient need in 60 hospitals. In addition to supplying nearly half of the nation’s blood, the American Red Cross teaches lifesaving skills, provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a charitable organization—not a government agency—and depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission.

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