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The Taylorville community is looking to help those in need Today

Taylorville is hosting a blood drive Today, June 5th, from 4 to 7 pm at Fellowship Hall at 1500 West Franklin in Taylorville.

The blood drive is run by the Central Illinois Blood Center, which is the exclusive blood provider to both Taylorville Memorial and Pana Community Hospitals. In addition blood donated on Tuesday will help residents in Illinois, Iowa, Missouri and Wisconsin.

Donating blood takes about 45 minutes to an hour, and those with diabetes or controlled high blood pressure may be accepted as donors. You must be of 17 years of age or older to donate.


A photo ID is required to donate blood at the Fellowship Hall location in Taylorville and the blood drive runs from 4 to 7 Today.


For more information, you can call the CICBC at 1-800-747-5401.

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