CICBC hosting Decatur blood drive

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DECATUR - The Central Illinois Community Blood Center is encouraging citizens ages 17 and older to donate blood at a blood drive in Decatur on September 10.

CICBC officials say the drive will be held at HSHS St. Mary's Hospital from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.  Citizens interested in donating blood must present a valid photo I.D. or CICBC Donor Card, and must weigh at least 110 pounds.  Additionally, individuals who have given blood on or before July 16, 2015 will be eligible to give during this drive.

CICBC provides blood and blood components to more than 90 hospitals in the Midwest, including Decatur Memorial Hospital and HSHS St. Mary's Hospital.  For more information, or to schedule an appointment to give blood, call (800) 747-5401.

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