February 11, 2022 ─ Arkansas Blood Institute is encouraging donors to “turn up the volume” of blood and donate!
All successful blood donors will receive a free, limited-edition Country or Rock & Roll t-shirt, and a free ticket to the National Cowboy Western Heritage Museum.
Individuals ages 16 and up* are urged to give blood at one of these locations:
· Waldron Community; Thursday, February 17, 1 to 6 p.m. at United Methodist Church.
· Mansfield Community Blood Drive; Thursday, February 17, 1:15 to 6 p.m. on the bloodmobile parked at Harp’s Foods.
Arkansas Blood Institute is the local, non-profit blood supplier, supporting the inventory for patients in more than 40 hospitals, medical facilities and air ambulances statewide.
Blood donation typically takes only about an hour, and one donation saves up to three lives. Blood drives will be managed according to CDC safety recommendations.Appointments can be made by calling 1-877-340-8777 or visiting arkbi.org. More information on Arkansas Blood Institute can be found at arkbi.org.
*16-year-olds must weigh at least 125 pounds and provide signed parental permission; 17-year-olds must weigh at least 125 pounds; 18+ year olds must weigh at least 110 pounds. Photo ID required. While supplies last. Donors ages 16 or 17-years old need parental consent to be screened for COVID-19 antibodies.