A Red Cross Blood Drive will take place from noon to 5 p.m. Monday at Bismarck High School.
The blood drive is being sponsored by Bismarck Student Council.
In order to be a blood donor you must:
• Be healthy.
• Be at least 17 years old in most states, or 16 years old with parental consent if allowed by state law.
• Weigh at least 110 lbs.
Additional weight requirements apply for donors 18 years old and younger and all high school donors.
A potential donor’s health history is discussed as part of the donation process before any blood is collected. Each donor receives a brief examination during which temperature, pulse, blood pressure and hemoglobin (or hematocrit) are measured.
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