Aspen Valley Hospital blood drive set for June 7 |

Aspen Valley Hospital blood drive set for June 7

Staff report

Aspen Valley Hospital will hold a community blood drive from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 7, in a mobile blood donor van in the hospital parking lot.

Donors must bring a 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.

Giving a pint of blood takes 30 to 40 minutes. No appointment is necessary.

Donors at this blood drive will be entered into a drawing for “Hear it Through the Grapevine” concert tickets. The concerts take place in Grand Junction at Grand River Vineyards.

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.

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