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Date:
October 20, 2017
Time:
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location:
Coralville City Hall
Address:
1512 7th Street
Coralville, IA 52241
Contact:
319.248.1800
Email:
Cost:
Free
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City of Coralville Blood Drive

Friday, October 20, 2017

Be a hero without a badge. Donate blood! The Coralville Police Department and University of Iowa Degowin Blood Center have teamed up a for a blood drive.

Why Donate Blood?
  • Every two seconds someone needs blood.
  • Approximately 400 blood products are transfused at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics every week.
  • 1 unit can save up to 3 lives.
  • All blood donations collected by DeGowin are used locally to help patients at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and Stead Family Children’s Hospital. Approximately 24,000 blood products are transfused each year. Finding donors remains one of the most urgent needs to help treat patients and every day UIHC must give blood products to patients as a life-saving force. It is only through the help of donors like you who believe in giving back that the DeGowin Blood Center is able to carry out its mission.
Registration
Appointments encouraged, walk-ins welcome.

Tips
It is important to be well hydrated and it is recommended to increase the amount of salt in your diet the day prior to donating.

General Blood Donor Requirements
  • Be at least 17 years of age (16 years old with parental consent)
  • Be in general good health (cold & flu symptom-fee for 5 days)
  • Drink plenty of fluids before donating
  • Weigh at least 110 lbs.
  • For questions about your eligibility to donate blood, call 319.356.2058
Learn more
For more information, contact Sergeant Mike Barney or Officer Chad Wendel at 319.248.1800.