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Date:
February 27, 2019
Time:
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location:
City Council Chambers
Address:
4801 W. 50th St.
Edina, MN 55424
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City of Edina & Edina Police Department Blood Drive

Wednesday, February 27, 2019


The City of Edina Police Department will host a blood drive for Memorial Blood Centers from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27 at City Hall, 4801 W. 50th Street, Edina.

This blood drive will also be collecting double red cell donations through a process called apheresis. This process collects two units of red blood cells during a single donation. Donors who are O+, O-, A-, B- are in highest demand.

Anyone who donates blood to Memorial Blood Centers in February will be entered to win one of two pairs of tickets to Blake Shelton’s Friends & Heroes concert on Friday, March 15 and a gift card to the Liffey Restaurant.

Those with pre-existing medical conditions like uncontrolled hypertension, a recent history of cancer, leukemia or lymphoma or those who have hepatitis, HIV or AIDS may not be able to donate. Other restrictions can include those who take blood thinners, anti-platelet agents or other medications.

Memorial Blood Center asks people donating to eat a full meal at least six hours before donating, get a full night’s sleep and drink a minimum 16 ounces of water the day of donating. To learn more visit mbc.org. Sign up at mbcherohub.club and search sponsor code 0111 or contact Staffing & Training Specialist Terri Wilson at 952-826-0406 or TWilson@edinamn.gov.