Mo the mule and University of Central Missouri Volunteer Services need your help. Donate blood today at the Elliott Student Union.

Community Blood Center is holding a mobile drive in the Elliott Student Union Ball Rooms (Union 236, 238 & 240) from 9:00AM - 3:00PM CDT. According to the flyer shared on the Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce Facebook page:

  • Donating blood is quick, easy, and painless.
  • Blood donated at this drive will be used to help hospital patients in the Warrensburg Area.
  • You'll need to bring your ID to donate blood.

Additionally, you can reserve a time to donate blood here so you don't have to wait in line. As of this writing, there are plenty of slots throughout the day that  are open for you to sign up to donate.

Community Blood Center has added some policies to make sure you're healthy enough to donate in relation to COVID-19, and to also keep staff and other people donating healthy. People donating must wear a mask or face covering and will have their temperature taken. Additionally, people donating must be COVID-19 symptom free for 14 days. May not donate if they have tested positive for COVID-19 or experienced symptoms in the last 14 day. And may not donate if they are currently on self-quarantine restrictions.

If you're curious about general eligibility you can click here. Some common things that might cause people to be ineligible to donate include: cold, flu, not feeling well for any reason, having recently gotten a new tattoo or piercing,traveling to areas where malaria is prevalent and other health conditions like cancer and certain types heart disease. For more details on this click here.

You can make a difference donate today. Register now here.