Area blood drives planned in September

Posted on Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 9:10 am

The Lincoln County Health Department will hold an American Red Cross Blood Drive on Monday, Sept. 9, from 2 to 6 p.m. at their office at #5 Health Department Drive, Troy.

Just one donation can potentially help save up to three lives. In the U.S. today, a blood transfusion is needed every two seconds. In Missouri, healthy individuals age 17 years or older and weighing at least 110 pounds are eligible to donate blood. You must present a picture ID at time of registration. To schedule a blood donation appointment call Donna at 636-528-6117 extension 407 or go to the website at redcrossblood.org . Together we can save a life.”

American Red Cross will be holding blood drives at the following location:

Wednesday, Sept. 4, from 3 to 7 p.m. at Silex High School.

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