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    February 27, 2018
    BLOOD DRIVE SCHEDULED
     
    Anderson Hospital to host Community Blood Drive Tuesday, March 20
     
    Anderson Hospital will host a community blood drive from 12:00 pm to  5:00 pm on Tuesday, March 20 at 6800 State Route 162,  inside classrooms 1 & 2.
     
    What: Anderson Hospital Community Blood Drive
     
    When: Tuesday, March 20, 12:00 pm -  5:00 pm
     
    Where: Classrooms 1 & 2, 6800 State Route 162, Maryville, IL
     
    Appointments: To donate, please contact  The Blood Center at (866) 448-3253 or visit www.bloodcenterimpact.org and use code 9823 to locate the drive.
     
    Donor Eligibility Criteria: Potential donors must be at least 17 years of age (16 with parental permission form available through www.bloodcenter.org) and weigh more than 110 pounds. A photo I.D. is required to donate.  For questions about eligibility, please call the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center at (800)747-5401. Donors who last gave blood on or before 1/23/18 are eligible to give at this drive.
     
    About Blood Donation: Blood donation is a safe, simple procedure that takes about 45 minutes to one hour.  Individuals with diabetes or controlled high blood pressure may be accepted as eligible donors.
     
    ABOUT MVRBC: Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center is the provider of blood and blood components to more than 90 hospitals in Illinois, Iowa, Missouri and Wisconsin.  In your area, MVRBC is the exclusive provider to Anderson Hospital, St. Anthony's Health Center, St. Joseph's Hospital in Highland, Gateway Regional Hospital in Granite City.
    Contact:
    Natalie Head, Communications Director
    (618) 391-6409