SOLON– Solon will host a community blood drive from 2:30 until 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 19, at the Solon United Methodist Church Family Life Center inside the gymnasium at 122 N. Iowa St., Solon.
To donate, please contact Rick Havel at 319-530-1596 or firstname.lastname@example.org; or visit www.bloodcenterimpact.org .
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. or MVRBC donor card is required to donate. To schedule an appointment for donation, please call the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center at 800-747-5401. Donors who last gave blood on or before Oct. 24 are eligible to give at this drive.
About blood donations: 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.