Aspen Valley Hospital blood drive Sept. 27 |

Aspen Valley Hospital blood drive Sept. 27

Staff report

Aspen Valley Hospital is seeking donors for a community blood drive set for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today in the hospital parking lot.

Giving a pint of blood takes 30 to 40 minutes, and no appointment is necessary. Donors must bring photo ID, be at least 17 years old, weigh at least 110 pounds and be in good health (no infections or colds).

It is recommended that donors drink plenty of fluids the day before and eat a normal meal four to six hours prior to donating. Donors of all blood types are needed.

The blood drive is held in conjunction with St. Mary’s Regional Blood Center. In the event of inclement weather, St. Mary’s may cancel the drive.

For more information or to confirm that the drive is taking place, call the Donor Center at St. Mary’s Hospital at 970-244-2555.

Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Aspen and Snowmass Village make the Aspen Times’ work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.

For tax deductible donations, click here.

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User