The Ottumwa Courier

September 6, 2013

Good Sam hosts blood drive

Ottumwa Courier

---- — OTTUMWA — The Ottumwa Good Samaritan Center will be hosting a community blood drive from 2-4:30 p.m. Sept. 19 at 2035 Chester Ave.

Donors who last gave blood on or before July 25 are eligible to donate. To schedule an appointment, call the Good Samaritan Center at 641-682-8041.

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.