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Palomar College Blood Drives

Palomar students line up to give blood at the Red Cross Blood Drive on Feb 11, 2014. The event, hosted by the Fire Club, collected 193 units of blood during the three-day event. (Josh Ray/The Telescope)

Palomar college students will get the chance to save lives by donating blood at a blood drive sponsored by Health Services and the Fire Club.

The blood drive will be at 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. on Monday through Friday Feb. 22-26 at Parking Lot 6. Before parking, visitors can obtain a parking pass from Campus Police to park in student parking lots.

To schedule an appointment, you can contact Health Services at (760) 744-1150 ext. 2380, or sign up online at with the code PalomarSM.

Before donating blood, eat a healthy, iron-rich meal and drink extra fluids starting the day before your donation. Remember to get plenty of rest and to bring personal identification, such as a driver’s license to your appointment.

If you are unable to donate blood, the American Red Cross is accepting monetary donations at or you can contact [email protected] if you are looking to volunteer during a blood drive.

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