Walgreens hosts blood drive

Staff Report

Walgreens Pharmacy at 5065 Hononegah Road in Roscoe will be hosting a Community Blood Drive on Monday, February 29. The drive will go from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and advance appointments can be made by calling Walgreens at 815-623-5079 or Rock River Valley Blood Center at 1-877-778-2299. Self-scheduling is also available at rrvbc.org.

Those wishing to donate blood must be 17 years old (or 16 with parental consent), weigh at least 110 pounds and be in good general health.

The Rock River Valley Blood Center is the sole supplier of blood and related services to several area medical facilities and volunteer donations is the source of virtually all of the supply of blood for transfusions.

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