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Mercy Harvard Hospital hosting blood drive

Published: Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014 5:39 p.m. CDT • Updated: Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014 10:38 p.m. CDT

HARVARD – Mercy Harvard Hospital will host a blood drive this month.

Residents can donate blood at the hospital, 901 Grant St., Harvard, from 1 to 6 p.m. Jan. 13. To schedule an appointment, call Dawn Dupee at 815-943-2494.

Those who donate will get a coupon for a free small McCafe beverage from McDonald’s.

Donors should be at least 17 years old – 16 with parental consent – weigh 110 pounds or more and be in generally good health.

The event is sponsored by the Rock River Valley Blood Center, which provides blood and related services to several area hospitals.

Shawn Shinneman

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