The Siouxland Blood Bank will be making a stop in Alta on Thursday, April 24. Donations will be taken from 2 to 7 p.m. at the Alta Community Center.
The Siouxland Blood Bank was founded in 1967 and is the sole provider of blood and blood products to 36 Siouxland area hospitals.
To be eligible to donate blood, individuals must be at least 16 years of age. There is no upper age limit as long as the donor is in good health. Donors under the age of 17 require parental consent. Donors must also weigh at least 110 pounds and have not donated whole blood in the past 56 days. A photo I.D. is required at the time of registration.