Mercer County High School to host Community Blood Drive Friday, February 23

Staff Writer
Aledo Times Record

Aledo, IL - Mercer County High School will host a community blood drive from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm on Friday, February 23 at 1500 College Ave, inside Gym.

What: Mercer County High School Community Blood Drive

When: Friday, February 23, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

 Where: Gym, 1500 College Ave, Aledo, IL

 Appointments: To donate, please contact Amy Degelman at (309) 582-2223 or visit and use code 1582 to locate the drive.

Donor Eligibility Criteria: Potential donors must be at least 17 years of age (16 with parental permission form available through and weigh more than 110 pounds. A photo I.D. is required to donate. For questions about eligibility, please call the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center at (800) 747-5401. Donors who last gave blood on or before 12/29/17 are eligible to give at this drive.

 About Blood Donation: Blood donation is a safe, simple procedure that takes about 45 minutes to one hour. Individuals with diabetes or controlled high blood pressure may be accepted as eligible donors.