The Imperial Beach Community with the Coronado Baptist Church on is hosting a blood drive in partnership with the San Diego Blood Bank on Wednesday, Feb. 24 from 12:30 to 6 p.m. at 1463 Palm Avenue. It is recommended to park near El Tapatio Taco Truck.

Anyone 17 and older, who weighs at least 114 pounds and is in good health may be eligible to donate blood. A good meal and plenty of fluids are recommended prior to donation.

As for testing of each blood donation, this is not a diagnostic test, it will not detect active COVID-19 infections or recent exposure. For all COVID-19 blood donation restrictions related to symptoms and exposure, visit www.sandiegobloodbank.org/COVID19.

Appointment and photo identification required. Please call 800-469-7322 or visit SanDiegoBloodBank.org for more information.

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