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Mountains Community Hospital Blood Drive, Monday — August 14

By Susan A. Neufeld

Lake Arrowhead, CA – Mountains Community Hospital, in conjunction with LifeStream, will host a blood drive and bone marrow screening on Monday, August 14, from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. MCH is located at 29101 Hospital Road, Lake Arrowhead.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO DONATE BLOOD

Individuals who are at least 15 years of age can donate blood. All prospective donors must be free of infections, or illness, weigh at least 110 pounds, and not be at risk for AIDS or hepatitis.

Donors are encouraged to drink plenty of fluids prior to the donation process, and to bring along photo identification.

PARENTAL CONSENT NECESSARY FOR THOSE 15-16 YEARS

Those between the ages of 15-16 must provide written parental consent. Parental consent forms are available at any donor center, community blood drive or on line at  http://www.LStream.org

RECEIVE DONOR POINTS FOR ON LINE PURCHASES

Donors receive free cholesterol screening, and points that may be redeemed for items through Life Stream online donor store.

Donating blood takes only an hour, yet gives someone the possibility of enjoying years of life.

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