(St. Louis – July 28, 2021) The office of St. Louis Comptroller Darlene Green will host its semiannual community blood drive with the American Red Cross on Wednesday, August 11, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in Room 208 of St. Louis City Hall.
For more information or to schedule an appointment to donate, call 1-800-RED-CROSS or visit .
All donors are welcome at the blood drive. The Red Cross is working around the clock to meet the extraordinary blood needs of hospitals and patients; but they can’t do it alone. They need our help to overcome the severe blood shortage. Please schedule an appointment and make an immediate impact.
The Red Cross is testing all blood, platelet and plasma donations for COVID-19 antibodies, and each Red Cross blood drive and donation center follows the highest standards of safety and infection control. Red Cross essential services have been approved by local and federal officials, including the Department of Homeland Security, CDC, FDA, and the Surgeon General. Learn more at: COVID-19 and Blood Donation.
Visiting City Hall
As a precaution to limit the spread of COVID-19, visitors to city hall are required to wear masks or face coverings and will have their temperature taken at the point of entry. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 or higher will not be permitted inside. Learn more about precautions for city hall visitors at: Visiting City Hall.
Donor Eligibility and Vaccines
In most cases, there’s no blood donation deferral time for eligible blood donors who have received a COVID-19 vaccine currently authorized in the U.S., including J&J, Moderna and Pfizer, as long as donors are symptom free and feeling well at the time of donation.
Comptroller Darlene Green is the chief fiscal officer of the City of St. Louis and is charged with safeguarding the city’s credit rating and with protecting taxpayer dollars. Visit www.stlouis-mo.gov/comptroller to learn more about the Office of the Comptroller.
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