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Bloodmobile to be in Elmwood January 25

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Pierce County Herald
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Ellsworth Wisconsin 126 S. Chestnut St. 54011

ELMWOOD--On Monday, Jan. 25, from 1-6 p.m., the American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be at the Elmwood Village Hall, 323 W. Winter Ave., Elmwood.

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Healthy individuals are needed every day to maintain an adequate blood supply for patients in need. Once a donor has made the commitment to give blood, it is important to take a few simple steps to prepare and to help ensure a good donation experience. The Red Cross recommends: getting a good night's sleep; eating a good breakfast or lunch; drinking extra water and fluids to help replace the volume donated; avoiding caffeinated beverages; and eating iron-rich foods to boost personal iron level.

Simply call 1-800-GIVE-LIFE (1-800-448-3543) or visit givebloodgivelife.org to make an appointment or for more information, All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients. A blood donor card or driver's license, or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Individuals who are 17-years-old (16 with parental permission in some states) and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. High school students and other donors 18-years-old and younger also have to meet certain requirements.

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