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November blood drive scheduled at Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH)

October 24, 2019

Give blood and be the lifeline patients need

The American Red Cross is partnering with Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) to host a blood drive on Wednesday, November 27 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the hospital, 800 West Central Road in Arlington Heights. The drive will take place in Conference Room 6/7, across from the NCH Auditorium.


Donors are instructed to bring a photo ID or a blood donor card, or two other forms of identification. Eat a healthy meal and drink an extra 16 oz. of water and fluids prior to giving blood.


You can save time – up to 15 minutes – by donating blood using RapidPass. Visit for more information. For an appointment, call 1-800-RED Cross (1-800-733-2767) or visit


Incentives for donating include a free long-sleeved T-shirt which will be given out while supplies last, and a $5 Amazon gift card by email from American Red Cross partner Suburban Propane.