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Perham students hosting annual blood drive

Perham High School students will host the annual blood drive at the Perham Area Community Center on Tuesday, April 19 from 1-7 p.m. and on Wednesday, April 20 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The FFA has worked this spring to host this event.

An ID is required for a donation. If you meet the following criteria below, you are strongly urged to save a life and participate in this event:

-Be generally in good health.

-Be at least 17 years of age, or 16 years of age with written parental consent.

-Weigh no less than 110 pounds.

-Have not received a tattoo within the past year.

-Have not donated whole blood within the past 56 days.

You can register online at, and enter your zip code or sponsor code 5068 and click on donate blood now. You may also call 218-346-1526 to schedule an appointment to donate at the PACC for the PHS community blood drive.

Information about regional blood donor centers or community blood drive locations and times can be found at