NORTH LIBERTY– Centro, Inc. will host a blood drive on Wednesday, June 8, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Donors can sign up for an appointment with Marla Wessel by calling 626-5504.
Donors who last gave blood on or before April 13, 2011 are eligible. New donors are encouraged and walk-ins are also welcome.
Donors must be at least 16 years old, in good health, and weigh at least 110 pounds. A Blood Donor card or other photo I.D. is required to donate; 16-year-old donors must present a signed parental consent form, available from the Blood Center or for download from www.bloodcenter.org . Controlled high blood pressure and diabetics are acceptable.
Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center is the sole supplier of blood to patients at Mercy Iowa City and Iowa City VA Medical Center. This is possible through the support of local donors.
Centro, Inc. is located at 950 North Bend Dr. in North Liberty.