The Ottumwa Courier

November 12, 2013

OHS to host blood drive


Ottumwa Courier

---- — OTTUMWA — Ottumwa High School will be hosting a community blood drive, sponsored by DECA, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Nov. 26 inside the rubber gym at the high school, 501 E. Second St.

Donors who last gave blood on or before Oct. 1 are eligible to donate. To schedule an appointment, contact a member of DECA or Mr. Cochran.

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.