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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:

Hydrate

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.

 

Relax!

Blood donation is a simple and very safe procedure so there is nothing to worry about.