Community

Blood Drives

The Central Illinois Community Blood Center (CICBC) is the sole supplier of blood and blood products to ALMH.

CICBC is a not-for-profit organization headquartered in Springfield. It also serves Memorial Medical Center and St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Taylorville Memorial Hospital in Taylorville, and many other hospitals in Central Illinois.

CICBC is located at 1134 South Seventh St. in Springfield. You can donate blood Monday through Friday by calling 217-753-1530 for an appointment.

Locally, the CICBC holds several blood drives each year. A blood drive is held the first Wednesday of each month from noon to 5 p.m. at the Lincoln Park District at 1400 Railer Way in Lincoln. In addition, a blood drive is held at ALMH in Steinfort A/B from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m typically once a month. Walk-ins are welcome. The 2017 blood drives will be held:

  • Feb. 27
  • March 27
  • April 24
  • May 22
  • June 26
  • July 24
  • Aug. 28
  • Sept. 25
  • Oct. 23
  • Nov. 27
  • Dec. 26

The CICBC also holds platelet drives at ALMH. The 2017 platelet drives will be held in Steinfort A from 10 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. on:

  • April 4
  • May 2
  • July 11
  • Sept. 12
  • Oct. 3

Contact CICBC to make an appointment or walk-in. Visit the CICBC website at www.cicbc.org.

The American Red Cross does not supply blood or blood products for any hospital in Logan or Sangamon Counties.