Bartlesville community blood drive rings in new year in new location
Southwest Blood Services Region
The American Red Cross Bartlesville community blood drive will ring in the new year by moving to a new location. Beginning Jan. 2, the community blood drive moves to the Adams Boulevard Church of Christ, located at 3700 SE Adams Blvd.
The conveniently located Adams Boulevard Church of Christ offers more space for the blood drive and additional parking. The first community blood drive held at the new site will be Jan. 2 through Jan. 4, 2013.
Bartlesville community blood drive
Jan. 2 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Jan. 3 from 1 to 6 p.m.
Jan. 4 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Adams Boulevard Church of Christ, 3700 SE Adams Blvd., Bartlesville
“We are happy to become the permanent site for the Bartlesville community blood drive,” said Jim Lively, long-time Adams Boulevard church member and Red Cross blood drive coordinator. “We welcome all residents to come to the church and help save lives by giving blood.”
How to Donate Blood
Simply call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org to make an appointment or for more information. All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients. A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Individuals who are 17 years of age (16 with parental consent in some states), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. High school students and other donors 18 years of age and younger also have to meet certain height and weight requirements.
About the American Red Cross
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation’s blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or join our blog at http://blog.redcross.org.