Gift of Life to Host Community Blood Drive Wednesday, January 4

OTTUMWA-Gift of Life will host a community blood drive from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm on Wednesday, January 4 at 102 Church Street, inside Bridge View Center.

What: Gift of Life Community Blood Drive

When: Wednesday, January 4, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Where: Bridge View Center, 102 Church Street, Ottumwa, IA

Appointments: To donate, please contact the Blood Center at (800) 452-1097 or visit and use code 5097 to locate the drive.

All donors will receive a LONG-SLEEVE SHIRT and double IMPACT points for our loyalty store!

Donor Eligibility Criteria: Potential donors must be at least 17 years of age (16 with parental permission form available through and weigh more than 110 pounds. A photo I.D. is required to donate. For questions about eligibility, please call the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center at (800)747-5401. Donors who last gave blood on or before 11/9/16 are eligible to give at this drive.

About Blood Donation: 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.

ABOUT MVRBC: Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center is the provider of blood and blood components to more than 90 hospitals in Illinois, Iowa, Missouri and Wisconsin. In your area, MVRBC is the exclusive provider to Ottumwa Regional Health Center.

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