Decatur County Memorial Hospital schedules blood drive

Greensburg, In. — The Decatur County Memorial Hospital will hold a blood drive Thursday, December 6 from 2 to 7 p.m. Donors are asked to go to Conference Room D.

To donate blood or platelets, you must be in good general health, weigh at least 110 pounds, and be at least 16 years old. Parental consent is required for blood donation by 16 year olds; 16 year olds are NOT eligible to donate platelets. No parental consent is required for those who are at least 17 years old. If you are 76 or older, you will need your doctor’s written approval for blood or platelet donation.