Emergency Need: Red Cross Blood Donation Opportunities

Lifestyle
January 20, 2017
The American Red Cross is urging the public to give blood now to help overcome a severe winter blood shortage, which is being compounded by ongoing winter weather. Blood donations are currently being distributed to hospitals faster than they are coming in.
You can help ensure blood is available for patients by sharing the upcoming blood donation opportunities in the area.

Upcoming blood donation opportunities:

Franklin Co.

Benton
2/8/2017: 12:30 p.m. – 5 p.m., Franklin Hospital, 201 Bailey Lane

West Frankfort
1/26/2017: 1:30 p.m. – 6 p.m., St Paul Lutheran Church, 1 West Frankfort Plaza
1/30/2017: 2 p.m. – 6 p.m., Frankfort Intermediate School, 800 North Cherry
2/2/2017: 1 p.m. – 6 p.m., Helia Healthcare, 2500 East. St. Louis St

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Jefferson Co.

Bluford
1/31/2017: 2 p.m. – 6 p.m., Bluford Elementary School, 907 W. 6th St.

Ina
1/23/2017: 2 p.m. – 6 p.m., Free Will Baptist Church, 3rd and Elm
1/30/2017: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Rend Lake College, 468 N. Kengray Parkway
1/31/2017: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Rend Lake College, 468 N. Kengray Parkway

Mount Vernon
1/18/2017: 1:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Second Baptist Church, 605 S 34th St
1/19/2017: 2 p.m. – 7 p.m., Central Christian Church, 314 N. 12th St.
2/2/2017: 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Crossroads Community Hospital, 8 Doctors Park Rd
2/2/2017: 12:30 p.m. – 5 p.m., Crossroads Community Hospital, 8 Doctors Park Rd

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