Blood drive added for Greencastle area

Staff Writer
Echo Pilot

The American Red Cross has added a blood drive to its Greencastle schedule.

The bloodmobile will operate from noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5 at the Greencastle Church of the Brethren.

Those who donated at the July 30 blood drive in Greencastle would not be eligible to give at the Sept. 5 collection.

The following blood drive in town will be Monday, Oct. 1.

Donors must be 17 years of age or older (16 with parental permission), weigh at least 110 pounds and be in good health. Donors may give every 56 days.

Donors should eat within 3 to 4 hours before donating. Donors should present blood donor card or other identification when donating.

To schedule an appointment to donate, call the American Red Cross at 1-800-GIVE-LIFE (800-448-3543) or visit www.redcrosslife.org