Blood drive Monday
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[March 30, 2007]
The Central Illinois Community Blood
Center will have its monthly community blood drive at the Lincoln
Masonic Center, 2022 N. Kickapoo, on Monday from noon until 6 p.m. This blood
drive is sponsored by Lincoln Woman's Club and Lincoln Junior
Woman's Club. (Click
here to register online.)
CICBC is the blood supplier to 19 Illinois hospitals,
including Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital, St. John's Hospital and
Memorial Medical Center. Donate blood at any CICBC blood drive and
credit your donation to Lincoln Community High School. Just let our
registration staff know. The winning school in this year's
Springfield Clinic High School Blood Challenge will be awarded a
$1,000 scholarship to be given to a graduating senior who plans to
further their education.
You can't donate if:
You weigh less than
You've had a tattoo
in the last year.
You've donated within
the last 56 days (eight weeks).
You're taking an
antibiotic for an infection.
You're taking blood
Note: Most medications are acceptable, as long as they are
regulating the condition for which the medication was prescribed. If
you have related questions, call a nurse toll-free at 1-866-GIVE-BLD
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You can donate if:
You've been free of
cancer for five years after treatment was completed, with no
recurrence (except these types: leukemia, lymphomas and
You are 17 years or
older (16 years with a signed CICBC parental consent form).
You are feeling well
You bring your donor
card or your driver's license.
You are willing to
save the life of an area patient who needs blood.
If you have any questions on blood donation, please feel free to
call 1-866-GIVE-BLD (1-866-448-3253).
[Text from file received from
Central Illinois Community