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The Central Illinois Community Blood Center is preparing for another area blood drive. The next drive will take place on February 21st at Edinburgh High School from 12:30 until 6 in the evening. The CICBC will have their Bloodmobile at the school, and will be offering free t-shirts to everyone who donates.


Potential donors must be at least 17 years old, or 16 with parental permission, and weigh more than 110 pounds. A photo I.D. is required, and individuals with diabetes or controlled high blood pressure can still be accepted as eligible donors.


The Central Illinois Community Blood Center is the exclusive provider of blood to both Pana Community Hospital and Taylorville Memorial Hospital. If you’d like to schedule an appointment to donate, call 217-623-5631.

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