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Mercy Harvard Hospital to host blood drive

HARVARD – Mercy Harvard Hospital, 901 Grant St., will host a community blood drive from 1 to 6 p.m. Aug. 19. Anyone who donates blood will receive a coupon to Culver’s for a free pint of frozen custard.

Donors must be at least 17 years old (16 years old with parental consent), weigh at least 110 pounds and be in general good health.

The Rock River Valley Blood Center supplies blood and related services to OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center, SwedishAmerican Medical Center-Belvidere, Rockford Memorial Hospital, Swedish American Hospital, Beloit Memorial Hospital, Edgerton Hospital and Health Services, FHN, Mercy Harvard Hospital and Rochelle Community Hospital.

For information or to set up an appointment to donate, call Dawn Dupee at 815-943-2494.

– Northwest Herald

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