SCC Blood Drive October 16th
The Shawnee Community College will host an American Red Cross Blood Drive from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., on Wednesday, October 16 in the atrium located on the main campus near Ullin. The SCC Student Senate coordinates the drive effort.
The Tennessee Valley Blood Services Region of the American Red Cross supplies blood for patients in 75 hospitals in parts of Illinois, Missouri, Tennessee, and Kentucky. There is no upper age limit for donating blood. For faster registration, bring your Red Cross donor card. Please bring acceptable identification, such as a government issued picture ID, such as a driver's license.
As a volunteer blood donor, to be eligible to donate you must feel well that day, be 17 years of age, weigh at least 110 lbs., have not donated whole blood in the past 56 days, and have not received a notification from Red Cross Services requesting that you not give. If you have questions about your eligibility to donate, please visit www.givelife.org.
The Tennessee Valley Region is one of 37 American Red Cross blood services regions nationwide. More than 600 pints of blood are needed every day in the region. Each pint of blood donated helps an average of three people.