Peoples Telephone hosting blood drive


Carter BloodCare has scheduled a blood drive in Quitman.

Peoples Telephone Cooperative is hosting a blood drive from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15 at 102 N. Stephens St. in the parking lot on the Carter BloodCare bus. For more information or to schedule an appointment time, contact Hurst at 903-763-2214.

Standard eligibility requirements are a minimum weight of 110 pounds, the donor feels well that day, and they present a government-issued photo ID at each donation. Potential blood donors may volunteer at age 16 with parental consent, 17-year-olds may give independently, and there is no upper age limit for donating blood.

For more information on donor eligibility and to make an appointment, call 1-800-366-2834 or visit