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School Hosts Summer Give Blood Drive

Carter BloodCare Bus will be parked at the Dairy Queen in Cooper, Texas this Friday, July 21 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. taking donations.
Jim Butler
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Cooper Review
Carter BloodCare Bus will be parked at the Dairy Queen in Cooper, Texas this Friday, July 21 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. taking donations.

Cooper High School has joined Carter BloodCare to host drive during difficult donor recruitment season on Friday, July 28 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The blood donation bus will be parked at the Dairy Queen in Cooper located at the intersection of State Highway 24 and FM 64 West.

Schedule an appointment time, contact Lanie Wright at (903) 571-9667.

Carter BloodCare says to #GiveForLife. Whole blood can be donated every 56 days.

Remember to eat a nutritious meal and drink plenty of water at least an hour before giving blood. All donors must weigh at least 110 pounds, feel well on the day of donation, and present a government-issued photo ID each time they give blood. Potential blood donors may volunteer beginning at age 16 with parental consent; 17-year-olds may give independently and there is no upper age limit for donating blood. For more information on donor eligibility visit carterbloodcare.org.

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