Effingham, IL – Cromwell Media-Effingham will host a community blood drive with ImpactLife, the provider of blood components for local hospitals. The blood drive will be from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm on Tuesday, October 17 at 1501 W Fayette, inside the Community Room

What: Cromwell Media-Effingham Community Blood Drive

When: Tuesday, October 17, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Where: Community Room, 1501 W Fayette, Effingham, IL

Appointments: To donate, please contact Luci Englum at (217) 235-5624 or visit www.bloodcenter.org and use code 71355 to
locate the drive.

Donor Eligibility Criteria: 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 8/22/23 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.

About ImpactLife: ImpactLife is the provider of blood and blood components to more than 125 hospitals in Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, and Wisconsin. In your area, ImpactLife is the exclusive provider to HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital.