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Your donation of blood makes a difference to people right here in the Watertown area. All of the blood donated at Prairie Lakes through the Community Blood Bank comes back to the hospital for our patients. The donation process takes 20–30 minutes.

Donors must:

  • Be at least 17 years old (16 years old with signed parent consent form)
  • Be in good general health
  • Weigh 110 lbs. or more
  • Bring an ID
  • Eat and drink plenty of fluids prior to donating blood

You may donate at the hospital or in the bloodmobile during one of Watertown's blood drives. Blood drives occur almost every quarter at Prairie Lakes Hospital. The hospital blood drives run from 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and again from noon to 3:00 p.m. View the Community Blood Bank's calendar.

For more information, please call 605-882-6745.

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