Bloodsource to hold blood drive Feb. 2 |

Bloodsource to hold blood drive Feb. 2

BloodSource will hold a blood drive on Feb. 2 from noon to 6 p.m. at Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel (formerly Embassy Suites Hotel Lake Tahoe) located at 4130 Lake Tahoe Blvd. in South Lake Tahoe at the first floor ballroom. Walk-ins are welcome. Blood drive participants will receive a parking validation for the Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel parking lot at the blood drive check-in.

BloodSource provides blood to Barton Memorial Hospital.

Donating blood is safe, easy and takes about an hour. Donors must weigh at least 110 pounds, be 17 years old (16 year olds need a signed BloodSource Parental consent form) and be generally healthy. There is no upper age limit for blood donations. Donors must bring a photo I.D. and should drink plenty of fluids before donating. Potential marrow donors can register for Be the Match through BloodSource.

The blood drive is sponsored by the Barton Memorial Hospital Auxiliary.

Established in 1948 as a not-for-profit community blood bank, BloodSource provides lifesaving services to millions of people in 26 counties throughout Northern and Central California. To learn more visit

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