Community Blood Bank

Blood Donations Requested to Provide Hope to Local Patients

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Tyler, MN – Avera Tyler is hosting a fall community blood drive event on Tuesday, October 11th at Avera Tyler Hospital. Donors are asked to schedule their donation appointment by logging onto, select “events”, October 11 and Avera Tyler Hospital or call 605-331-3222. All who donate will receive a $10 Subway gift card.

“As summer activities come to a close and students head back to school, Community Blood Bank is asking Tyler area residents to consider donating blood to support the local blood supply,” said Ken Versteeg, Executive Director, Community Blood Bank. “Local volunteers are the only way we will improve the overall blood supply for local patients. Community Blood Bank has been the sole blood provider to Avera Tyler Hospital for over 25 years. We are grateful for the Tyler community for the continued support provided to local patients through blood donation on the bloodmobiles. It is our hope we can have a very successful turn out this time and keep our fall blood supply strong. Please plan on donating blood on October 11th at this community blood drive.”

Donor must be at least 17 years old (16 years old with a signed parent consent form found at weigh 110 pounds or more and be in good general health.  Donors exhibiting cold or flu symptoms are unable to donate.  A valid identification is required at the time of registration.  It is recommended that a person eat and drink plenty of fluid prior to donating blood. For information log onto or call 1-877-877-3070.