You can help someone in need by donating during the two-day blood drive at Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston.

Do your part to save lives by joining the Blood Center of Wisconsin blood drive being held on Wednesday, April 17 and Thursday, April 18 from 9 am to 2 pm. Appointments are strongly encouraged, but walk-ins will be welcomed.


Requirements for being a blood donor:

  • Be at least 17 years old (16-year-olds may donate with parental consent)
  • Weigh at least 110 pounds
  • Feel well and in good health
  • Not have had hepatitis after age 11 years
  • Not have had any risk factors/behaviors associated with HIV/AIDS


Tips to remember the day you donate:

  • Eat a healthy meal and drink plenty of fluids prior to and following your donation.
  • Bring along a photo ID such as a driver’s license.
  • Avoid strenuous physical exercise until the day following your donation.


Make a blood donation on April 17 or 18 at Mile Bluff Medical Center to be entered for a chance to win a brand-new pontoon boat (terms & conditions apply).


To reserve your spot, call the Blood Center of Wisconsin at 1-877-232-4376 or visit and search for Mile Bluff in the mobile drives.