The Ottumwa Courier

October 17, 2013

First UMC to host blood drive

Ottumwa Courier

---- — FAIRFIELD — The First United Methodist Church will be hosting a community blood drive from 2-6:30 p.m. Nov. 4 inside the church dining room at 201 N. Court St.

Donors who last gave blood on or before Sept. 9 are eligible to donate. To schedule an appointment, call Melva Dahl at 641-472-5762.

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

Donors with diabetes or controlled high blood pressure are eligible to donate.