Two-day blood drive in Monroe County to help meet urgent need for donations

Drive will be held at Recreation Park in Tomah

TOMAH, Wis. (WKBT) – You can help our area by participating in a two-day blood drive.

The winter weather plus the ongoing pandemic has health care officials in urgent need of blood.

So, Tomah Health and Versiti Blood Center of Wisconsin are holding a two-day drive Wednesday and Thursday from noon to five p.m. at Tomah’s Recreation Park.

To donate blood, a person must be in good health, at least 17 years old, weigh at least 110 pounds and have photo identification.

Sixteen-year-olds may also donate with parental consent.

You can register for the blood drive online.