OTTUMWA — The Ottumwa Public Library will be hosting a community blood drive from noon to 3 p.m. March 4 int he library's meeting room, 102 W. Fourth St.
Donors who last gave blood on or before July 7 are eligible to donate. To schedule an appointment, call Sonja Ferrell at 641-682-7563, ext. 202.
Donors must be at least 16 years old, be in good health and weigh at least 110 pounds. A blood donor card or other photo ID is required to donate. Sixteen-year-old donors must present a signed parental consent form each time they donate until reaching 17 years of age. Consent forms are available at www.bloodcenter.org.
Donors with diabetes or controlled high blood pressure are eligible to donate.