2013-04-04 / Front Page

Blood drive planned April 18

The administration and staff at John C. Fremont Hospital in Mariposa invite everyone to participate in a blood drive on Thursday, April 18. 

A bloodmobile will be on site between the hours of 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. 

Blood donation takes less than one hour to complete. Donors must be in good general health, weigh a minimum of 110 pounds and be at least 17 years old (16 years old with written parental consent).

Senior citizens are encouraged to donate, as there is no upper age limit. Donors should eat a good meal and drink plenty of water within four hours prior to their donation. Donors can give blood every eight weeks. Photo ID and Social Security Number are required at donor registration.

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