With the ongoing critical need for blood, the city of Apache Junction will hold its next blood drive 6:30-11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17.
The Vitalant bloodmobile will be in the parking lot on the east side of Apache Junction City Hall, 300 E. Superstition Blvd., according to a release.
Donors are reminded to bring a photo identification and encouraged to drink plenty of water and eat a light meal prior to donating.
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To schedule a donation time, please visit donors.vitalant.org (blood drive code CityofAJ).
While the appointment can take up to 50 minutes, actual donation time is approximately five 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.
All those who donate until Sept. 9 will be automatically entered to win a 2022 Volkswagen Taos S, donated by the Valley Volkswagen dealers.