Spectrum Health offers opportunity to donate blood

REED CITY - Spectrum Health Reed City Hospital will be offering an opportunity to donate blood on Thursday. Michigan Blood will be onsite at Spectrum Health Reed City Hospital, 300 North Patterson Road, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the hospital’s cafeteria conference rooms located on the lower level of the hospital.

First time donors are more than welcome. The entire donation process (registration, a brief health screening, blood collection, and time for refreshments) takes approximately 45-60 minutes.

Any healthy person 16 years of age with written consent from a parent or older who weighs 110 lbs. or more may be eligible to give blood every 56 days. Please bring photo ID or two pieces of non-photo ID with you. Walk in appointments are available or you may call 231.832.7144 if you prefer to make an appointment. For additional information, visit www.miblood.org.

It takes only about 10 minutes to collect your blood.

Don’t wait – give the gift of life this month!