Donate blood July 14 at St. James

By From page A5 | July 11, 2013

BloodSource will host a blood drive at the St. James Catholic Church Memorial Center, 1275 B St. in Davis, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, July 14. Walk-ins are welcome.

Blood donations are used to treat burn victims, transplant patients, people who must undergo surgery, those injured in accidents and patients with leukemia, among others.

Donating blood is safe, easy and takes about an hour. Donors must weigh at least 110 pounds, be at least 17 years old (16 with a signed BloodSource Parental consent form) and be generally healthy. There is no upper age limit for blood donations.

Donors must bring a photo ID and should drink plenty of fluids before donating. Potential marrow donors can register for Be the Match through BloodSource. Find more information at www.bloodsource.org or call 800-995-4420.

Enterprise staff

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