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Conway Regional plans Dec. 18-19 blood drive

Conway Regional Medical Center and the Arkansas Blood Institute (ABI) will host a blood drive 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18, and 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19. The blood drive will be held in the Conway Regional Auditorium on the medical center campus at 2302 College Ave.

The need for blood is constant to help treat patients for trauma, surgeries, burns, cancer and sickle cell disease. Each regular donation can benefit as many as three people in need of blood.

If possible, donors are asked to make appointments online. To register for this blood drive visit arkbi.org and click “Find a Blood Drive” and search by ZIP Code and date. Donors can also register by calling 1.877.340.0877. 

For additional information, contact the Arkansas Blood Institute’s blood drive coordinator Britteni Williams at Britteni.williams@obi.org.

Donors will be entered into a drawing for a $50 Walmart gift card each day of the drive. Successful donations will also receive a limited edition holiday long sleeve T-shirt. 

The ABI is the provider for blood services at Conway Regional and supplies blood to more than 40 Arkansas hospitals and is part of the ninth largest non-profit blood center in the country.