AMH moved up the start time of their blood drive to accommodate more donors.ALTON — The next American Red Cross blood drive at Alton Memorial Hospital will be from 11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 22, in the AMH café meeting rooms. An extra hour has been added at the start to accommodate more donors.

To register, go to and then type AltonMemorial at the top right under “Find a Blood Drive,” or contact Dave Whaley in AMH Public Relations at 618-433-7947 or

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Donors who come to give blood at a Red Cross blood drive during the month of February will receive a $10 Gift Card via email, so please include your email address when you register.

The Red Cross is going through a blood shortage not seen in at least 10 years, so please consider giving.

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