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Trio of Christian County towns to host blood drives

Three towns in Christian County will host blood drives within the next three weeks. The dates are Feb. 28, Kincaid; Mar. 8, Edinburg; and Mar. 10, Pana.


South Fork Township will host a Community Blood Drive from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m., Monday, Feb. 28, at 124 Central Avenue, inside Senior Citizens Center. To donate, please contact ImpactLife Springfield at (800) 747-5401 or visit and use code 61415 to locate the drive.


Edinburg High School will host a Community Blood Drive from 12:30 to 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Mar. 8, at 100 East Martin St., inside Donor Bus. To donate, contact Nona Blades at (217) 623-5631 or visit and use code 60066 to locate the drive. You may also call ImpactLife at 800-747-5401 to schedule.


Pana Community Hospital will host a Community Blood Drive from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm on Thursday, March 10th at 619 Kitchell Street, inside First United Methodist Church – Fellowship Hall. To donate, please contact Melissa Rybolt at (217) 562-6379 or visit www. and use code 60036 to locate the drive.You may also call ImpactLife to schedule at 800-747-5401. Common Rules-

Masks and appointments are required. Potential donors must be at least 17 years of age (16 with parental permission form available through www.bloodcenter. org) and weigh more than 110 pounds. A photo I.D. is required to donate. For questions about eligibility, please call ImpactLife at (800) 747-5401. Donors who last gave blood on or before Jan. 13, 2022 are eligible to give at these drive. 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. ImpactLife is the provider of blood and blood components to more than 125 hospitals, including Pana Community Hospital and Taylorville Memorial Hospital.

All donors will receive a voucher for either a free St Patrick’s Day T-shirt or a gift card redeemable at Amazon, Target, Starbucks, Subway, Home Depot, Lowes or Walmart.

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