The Winters Lions Club is teaming up with Vitalant to host a community blood drive at the Winters Community Center (201 Railroad Ave.) on Monday, March 20 from 1–5 p.m. Donors have the opportunity to win groceries for a year.
Community members are encouraged to schedule an appointment, although walk-ins are welcome. To schedule an appointment contact Vitalant at 877-258-4825 and mention blood drive code SMFM164 or visit https://tinyurl.com/ympkwtyv.
Donors must bring a photo I.D. with them on the day of the blood drive. They are also encouraged to eat and drink plenty of fluids before donating. Whole blood donors must be at least 16 years old (16 year old’s need a signed Vitalant parental consent form available online at Vitalant.org), weigh a minimum of 110 pounds, and be in good general health.
Donors are able to complete a 10-minute Fast Track Health History Questionnaire on the day of the blood drive online at https://vitalant.org/health.
Questions regarding scheduling and donating can be directed to 877-258-4825.
Mark your calendars for upcoming Winters Community Blood Drives on May 22, July 24, Sept. 18 and Nov. 20.