OSF hosts blood drive in Streator

Appointment is required

OSF Center for Health Streator will host a community blood drive from 10 am to 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 14, at 111 Spring St., inside Conference Room 1.

To donate, contact ImpactLife Peoria at 800-747‑5401 or visit www.bloodcenter.org and use code 3585 to locate the drive. Masks and appointments are required.

Potential donors must be at least 17 years old (16 with parental permission form available through www.bloodcenter.org) and weigh more than 110 pounds. A photo ID is required to donate. For questions about eligibility, call ImpactLife. Donors who last gave blood on or before Aug. 19 are eligible to give at this 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 100 hospitals in Illinois, Iowa, Missouri and Wisconsin. ImpactLife is the exclusive provider to St. Margaret’s-Peru, OSF St. Elizabeth Medical Center, OSF St. Paul Medical Center and OSF Center for Health-Streator.