OTTUMWA — The Ottumwa Noon Lions will be hosting a community blood drive from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 14 in the Bridge Room at Tenco Industries Inc., 710 Gateway Drive.
Donors who last gave blood on or before Feb. 17 are eligible to donate. To schedule an appointment, call Fred Gilbert at 641-682-3979 or contact a member of the Ottumwa Noon Lions Club.
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.