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Publish Date: 12/29/11
Media Contact: AHC Public Relations, (513) 558-4553
Patient Info: Appointments can be made by calling 513-451-0910.
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All-Campus Blood Drive Starts Jan. 9

Hoxworth Blood Center will host a weeklong all-campus blood drive in the Tangeman University Center (TUC) Great Hall starting Monday, Jan. 9, 2012.

Donations will be accepted from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Walk-ins are welcome. Appointments can also be made by visiting or calling 513-451-0910.

All faculty, staff and students are encouraged to participate.

Two donors will be picked every day to win $500 at the UC Bookstores. Campus Services is sponsoring the UC Bookstores gift cards. 

Donors must weigh at least 110 pounds and bring identification to donate. It is recommended that donors eat a good meal and drink plenty of water within four hours before donating.

For more information about Hoxworth and blood products, visit To learn more about the donating process click here.

While many people think that blood donations cannot be taken from people with tattoos, but this is not the case as long as the tattoo was administered in a licensed facility in Ohio, Indiana or Kentucky and the scarring is healed. Learn more about tattoos and blood donation here.

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