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Blood Drive September 20 at Twin Peaks Sheriff’s Station

By Susan A. Neufeld

Twin Peaks, CA –  The Twin Peaks Sheriff’s Station, in conjunction with LifeStream, will host a blood drive and bone marrow screening on Wednesday, September 20, 2017, from 1 p.m – 6 p.m.

The blood drive takes place in in the old courtroom of the Twin Peaks Sheriff’s Station, located at 26010 Highway 189, in Twin Peaks.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO DONATE BLOOD

The mountain communities welcome the LifeStream Bloodmobile on a regular basis. (Photo by Michael P. Neufeld)

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 LifeStream.

RECEIVE DONOR POINTS FOR ONLINE PURCHASES

Donors receive free cholesterol screening and points that may be redeemed for items through LifeStream online donor store at LIFESTREAM.

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

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

For information visit LIFESTREAM online.

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