JRMC to host blood drive

Jefferson Regional Medical Center will host a blood drive from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Friday, April 18, in south classrooms two and three.

Participants are asked to make an appointment with Jeff Turner at www.arkbi.org.

Photo ID is required. The drive is open to anyone 16 or older. Sixteen-year-olds must have a parental permission form and weigh at least 125 pounds. Seventeen-year-olds must weigh at least 125 pounds. Eighteen-year-olds and older must weigh at least 110 pounds.

All donors will receive a free health screening, including cholesterol, a blood-type card to carry in case of emergency and Donor Reward points to redeem online for merchandise.