With the ongoing critical need for blood, the city of Apache Junction will hold its next blood drive on Wednesday, Aug. 17, from 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. The Vitalant bloodmobile will be located in the City Hall parking lot, 300 E. Superstition Blvd.
Donors are reminded to bring a photo identification and encouraged to drink plenty of water and eat a light meal prior to donating. A reminder that all donors must wear a mask or cloth-based face covering when donating.
Donating blood deeply impacts lives; be a hero by donating and sharing the information. 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 5 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, please call 877-25-VITAL (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.