Blood drives scheduled here The Vermillion Community Blood Bank Bloodmobile will be holding a number of blood drives in December.
Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 3 and 4, the bloodmobile will be at the USD Coyote Student Center from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 9, the bloodmobile is at the DakotaDome from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for a blood drive sponsored by the USD Athletic Department. Monday, Dec. 15, the bloodmobile will be accepting donations at Vermillion High School from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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 of Sioux Falls is the sole supplier of blood and blood products to Sioux Valley Vermillion Medical Center. Donating blood in December will give area residents an opportunity to donate blood for local patients.