WHNT to Host Blood Drive Friday

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WHNT is teaming up with Lifesouth Community Blood Centers to host a blood drive this Friday, December 7th. The Lifesouth Bloodmobile will be parked in front of WHNT News 19 from 12 pm to 6 pm.

WHNT News 19 is located at 200 Holmes Ave in downtown Huntsville.

Donors must be at least 17 years old (16 year-olds may donate with written parental consent), weigh at least 110 pounds and not have donated blood within the last 56 days. There is no upper age limit to donate blood.Donors are asked to bring a photo ID.

The actual blood donation only lasts between four and eight minutes. Donors are asked to rest afterwards for about ten minutes before leaving. The entire donation process takes approximately 45 minutes.

This is a wonderful opportunity to give back to the community this holiday season. So come to WHNT Channel 19 this Friday ready to roll up your sleeves and potentially save someone’s life.