Blood drives planned at USD

The Siouxland Community Blood Bank will hold blood drives Tuesday, Sept. 29 and Wednesday, Sept. 30 at The University of South Dakota in Vermillion.
The drives will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. those two days. Wednesday's drive will take place in the Muenster University Center.

The Siouxland Community Blood Bank was founded in 1967 and is the sole provider of blood and blood products to 37 Siouxland area hospitals.
To be eligible to donate blood individuals must be at least 16 years of age; however there is no upper age limit as long as the donor is in good health. Donors under the age of 17 require parental consent. In addition, donors need to weigh at least 110 pounds and have not donated whole blood in the past 56 days. A photo I.D. is required at the time of registration. 

For more information about the Siouxland Community Blood Bank or blood drives in your area, call 712-252-4208 or 800-798-4208.

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