Blood drive is July 22 The Vermillion Community Blood Bank Bloodmobile will hold a blood drive Tuesday, July 22 at First Dakota National Bank from 9 to 11:30 a.m., and at Sioux Valley Vermillion Medical Center from 1 to 3:30 p.m.
Residents wishing to donate blood for the benefit of Sioux Valley Vermillion Medical Center can make an appointment by calling 624-2611. Walk-ups are also welcome.
Donors must be at least 17 years of age, weigh at least 110 pounds and be in general good health. The donation process on the bloodmobile takes only 25-30 minutes.
The Community Blood Bank is the sole supplier of blood and blood products to Sioux Valley Vermillion Medical Center. Donating blood July 22 will give area residents an opportunity to donate blood for local patients.