WAYNE – Several community blood drives are being scheduled for the month of February.
According to a release from LifeServe Blood Center, blood officials are asking community members to help spread the love this February and save lives in your community.
A total of seven blood drives will be held over a two-week period.
Schedule a blood donation appointment online at lifeservebloodcenter.org or call 800-287-4903.
Communities of Wayne, Ponca, Laurel, Coleridge, Hartington, Wynot and Randolph will host blood drives in February.
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.
Grace Lutheran Church Blood Drive: Tuesday, February 9 from 1:30 – 6:30 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church in Wayne (904 Logan Street).
Ponca Community Blood Drive: Thursday, February 11 from 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Ponca Community Hall (119 West 3rd Street)
Laurel Community Blood Drive: Friday, February 12 from 2:30 – 6:30 p.m. at United Presbyterian Church (401 Wakefield)
Coleridge Community Blood Drive: Monday, February 15 from 12:30 – 4:30 p.m. at Coleridge Community Center (111 South Main Street)
Hartington Community Blood Drive: Monday, February 15 from 12:30 – 5:30 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church (106 West Centre Street)
Wynot Community Blood Drive: Wednesday, February 17 from 1 – 6 p.m. at Cedar Security Insurance (414 St. James Avenue)
Randolph Community Blood Drive: Thursday, February 18 from 1 – 6 p.m. at Randolph City Auditorium (119 North Main Street)
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.