WAYNE – A handful of northeast Nebraska communities will be hosting blood drives in April.
According to a release from LifeServe Blood Center, giving a pint of blood in under an hour can impact three lives as community members can spring into action and join LifeServe at their upcoming blood drives.
Schedule a blood donation appointment online at lifeservebloodcenter.org or call 800-287-4903.
The communities of Bancroft, Ponca, Hartington and Coleridge will be hosting blood drives in early April.
Monday, April 5: Bancroft-Rosalie High School and Community Blood Drive from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Bancroft-Rosalie Public Schools (708 Main Street).
Thursday, April 8: Ponca Community Blood Drive from 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the Ponca Community Hall (119 West 3rd Street).
Monday, April 12: Hartington Community Blood Drive from 12:30 – 6 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church (106 West Centre Street).
Tuesday, April 13: Coleridge Community Blood Drive from 12:30 – 4:30 p.m. at the Coleridge Community Center (111 South Main Street).
To help ensure the safety of blood donors and team members during this COVID-19 pandemic, LifeServe is enforcing several precautionary measures. Appointments are required as donors who do not have an appointment will not be able to give blood; blood donors should pre-screen themselves for fever prior to appointments as only donors with temperatures under 99.5 will be allowed to donate and blood donors are required to wear a mask for the duration of their appointment as donors who do not have masks will be provided with one.
LifeServe Blood Center is a non-profit, community-based blood center that has served the needs of local hospitals and patients in their region since 1963. As one of the 15 largest blood centers in the country, LifeServe Blood Center is the sole provider of blood and blood products to more than 120 hospitals located across Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota. LifeServe is committed to saving lives by providing premier service to volunteer blood donors and access to a safe, quality blood supply for hospitals and patients. Your donation with LifeServe will help save your neighbor, a friend or family member or a stranger on the street.