Blood Drive Could Help COVID Patients

  JACKSON – By giving blood, you might just learn if you can also help patients hospitalized with the coronavirus.

  A blood drive will be held on Monday, September 28, from 2-7 p.m. at the Grand Knights Room, 401 Bartley Road, Jackson.

  The donation will be by appointment only. Make an appointment by visiting or calling 877-258-4825.

  All donors are required:

  • To wear a cloth based mask or face covering
  • Weigh at least 110 pounds
  • Eat a meal before donating
  • Bring ID
  • Drink plenty of water before and after donation

  If you donate blood, the organizers will let you know if you have the antibodies to help patients battling COVID-19.

  The event is sponsored by the Knights of Columbus branches Howell-Jackson #6201 and St. Monica #11529