Donate blood this month

SAN MARCOS – Taking an hour out of your day could help you save a life.

The Student Health Center will be hosting a week-long blood drive from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on April 24 through April 28 at Palomar’s San Marcos campus. The Red Cross Bloodmobile will be located in Lot 6 (behind the TLC building.)

If you donate, please remember to drink plenty of fluids the day before your donation and to eat a healthy, iron-rich meal prior to your appointment. All participants will also receive a prize.

To schedule an appointment, please contact the Student Health Center at: (760) 744-1150, ext. 2380 or visit and enter sponsor code: PalomarSM.

Author: Marcy Cortes

Staff writer Marcy Cortes is a Journalism major in her first semester with The Telescope. She hopes to be at San Diego State University next fall continuing her Journalism major and hopes to return in a few years to complete her A.A. in Fashion Merchandise. Eventually, she sees herself writing for any of the world's well known fashion magazines such as NYLON, PAPER or hopefully, VOGUE.

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