The City of Apache Junction will hold its next blood drive 6:30-10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 12, from The Vitalant bloodmobile in the City Hall parking lot, 300 E. Superstition Blvd.
Donors are reminded to bring a photo identification and encouraged to drink plenty of water and eat a light meal prior to donating, according to a release.
Vitalant also has other protocols in place to follow distancing guidelines. It also will offer free COVID-19 antibody testing for donors.
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To schedule a donation time, go to bloodhero.com (sponsor code CityofAJ). Select “Locate a blood drive,” search by sponsor and type in “City of Apache Junction.” Select “City of Apache Junction Bloodmobile in the parking lot” for Aug. 12 and choose a time.
While the appointment can take up to 50 minutes, actual donation time is approximately 5 to 10 minutes.
Potential donors will be asked a series of questions to determine their eligibility to participate. For questions or to schedule at appointment, call 877-258-4825..