Appointments Available for City of Bellflower Blood Drive
Drive Scheduled for Thursday, July 27th
Show your civic pride and set your appointment to donate blood at the annual City of Bellflower Blood Challenge on Thursday, July 27 at Bellflower City Hall. The American Red Cross has begun scheduling donors from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and welcome walk-in appointments as well.
To request an appointment, call Wendy at (562) 804-1424 ext. 2266 or visit www.redcross.org
Listed below are ways to prepare from the Red Cross website:
Be sure to drink plenty of fluids on the day of your donation.
Wear Something Comfortable
Wear clothing with sleeves that can easily be rolled up above the elbow.
Maintain a Healthy Level of Iron in Your Diet Before Donating
If possible, include iron-rich foods in your diet, especially in the weeks before your donation.
Bring a List of Medications You Are Taking
We will need to know about any prescription and/or over the counter medications that may be in your system.
Bring an ID
Please bring either your donor card, driver's license or two other forms of identification.
Bring a Friend
Bring along a friend, so that you may both enjoy the benefits of giving blood.
Blood donation is a simple and very safe procedure so there is nothing to worry about.