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GENTRY -- The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive in Gentry from 1 to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 19, at the Mckee Foods Bakery Store (located at the intersection of Arkansas Highway 59 and Main Street in Gentry). All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients.

A blood donor card or driver's license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Individuals who are 17 years of age in most states (16 with parental consent where allowed by state law), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. High school students and other donors 18 years of age and younger also have to meet certain height and weight requirements.

Donation appointments and completion of a RapidPass are encouraged to help speed up the donation process. RapidPass lets donors complete the pre-donation reading and answer the health history questionnaire online on the day of their donation by visiting RedCrossBlood.org/RapidPass from the convenience of a mobile device or computer, or through the Blood Donor App.

Community on 06/13/2018

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