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JONESBORO — The Clayton County Police Department is hosting a Red Cross Blood Drive on Jan. 28.

The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the community room. All donors will be required to wear a mask.

Appointments are required and walk-in donations will not be accepted. To schedule, visit www.redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code claytoncounty.

Donors can expedite the process by completing their health history prior to arrival by visit www.redcrossblood.org/rapidpass.

Tips for a successful donation include eating a meal rich in iron and drink extra water before donating. Eligible donors must be in good health, at least 16-years-old and weigh at least 110 pounds.

For more information, visit www.redcrossblood.org.

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