These are Central Illinois Community Blood Center blood drives.
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 or your favorite participating high
school in this year's Springfield Clinic High School Blood
Challenge. Just let the registration staff know. The winning school
will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship to be given to a graduating
senior who plans to further his or her education.
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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
*Most medications are acceptable, as long as they are regulating
the condition for which the medication was prescribed. If you have
questions related to your medication and donating blood, call a
nurse toll-free at 1-866-GIVE-BLD (1-866-448-3253).
You can donate if:
You've been free of
cancer for five years after treatment completed with no
recurrence (except these certain types: leukemia, lymphomas and
You are 17 years or
older (16 years with a signed 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
contact Tara Matheson, donor recruiter for the Central Illinois
Community Blood Center, at 1-866-GIVE-BLD (1-866-448-3253), ext. 56;
217-753-1530, ext. 56; 217-502-9203; or
[Text from file received from Tara
Matheson, Central Illinois Community