Blood drive to be held in Jackson on Thursday


JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – A blood drive will be held outside the Woolfolk State Office Building in downtown Jackson on Thursday, July 8.

A Mississippi Blood Services (MBS) donor coach will be parked outside from 10:45 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Donors will be able to receive a $15 Visa gift card.

There will also be a blood drive outside the Richland Walmart on Thursday. It will be from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Donors will also receive a $15 Visa gift card.

Leaders with MBS suggest all donors eat at least four hours within giving blood and drink plenty of fluids before and after making a blood donation.

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