DCH Holding Blood Drive

first_imgDearborn County Hospital’s upcoming blood drive, in association with the Hoxworth Blood Center, will be on Thursday, May 12, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the conference rooms of the hospital in Lawrenceburg.Blood donors must be 17 years of age or older (16 years of age with the appropriate signed parental consent form) and weigh at least 110 pounds.Donors must wait a minimum of eight weeks between blood donations or 16 weeks if they have participated in automated double red cell donation.Women who are pregnant may not donate.An appointment takes approximately 45 minutes for a whole blood donation and an additional 20 minutes for an automated red cell collection.last_img read more