Citizens wishing to donate blood should sign up now for a Community Blood Drive sponsored by Senator Jim Oberweis on September 21 in Yorkville.
Donations are by appointment only, and can be scheduled online by clicking on https://donate.illinois.versiti.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/5587391
Scheduled from 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on September 21 at Beecher Community Center, 908 Game Farm Road in Yorkville, the Blood Drive is being held in conjunction with the Versiti Blood Center of Illinois.
Social distancing and facemask use rules will apply. A photo ID is required.
â€œThe pandemic and the resulting stay-at-home restrictions have disrupted normal routines for many months, and there is a shortage of blood products. We are asking local residents to please sign up online for an appointment, and donate blood for the good of your families and friends in our communities,â€ Senator Oberweis said.
For more information about the Blood Drive on September 21 in Yorkville, contact Senator Oberweis' office at 630-800-1992.