KINCAID — South Fork Township will host a Community Blood Drive with ImpactLife, the provider of blood components for local hospitals. The blood drive will be from 1:00 to 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 30, inside the Senior Citizens Center.
Appointments are requested. Potential donors must be at least 17 years of age (16 with parental permission form available through www.bloodcenter.org) and weigh more than 110 pounds. A photo I.D. is required to donate. For questions about eligibility, please call ImpactLife at (800) 747-5401. Donors who last gave blood on or before Sept. 4, 2023 are eligible to give at this drive.
Blood donation is a safe, simple procedure that takes about 45 minutes to one hour. Individuals with diabetes or controlled high blood pressure may be accepted as eligible donors.
ImpactLife is the provider of blood and blood components to more than 125 hospitals in Illinois, Iowa, Missouri and Wisconsin. In this area, ImpactLife is the exclusive provider to Pana Community Hospital and Taylorville Memorial Hospital. All donors will receive an ImpactLife Promo Voucher for either an EGift Card-Target, Amazon, Lowe’s, Home Depot etc. or use the Bonus Points for an ImpactLife Halloween Shirt.