Sparta Community Hospital is encouraging people to resolve to be a regular blood donor in 2021, by hosting an American Red Cross blood drive on Monday, January 11.

The January 11, blood drive will take place at the Sparta Community Hospital Broadway Plaza Suite 3, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

In effort to keep donors and workers safe, donors are asked to schedule an appointment prior to arriving at the drive and are required to wear a face covering or mask while at the drive. To make an appointment to donate, visit, or contact Jennifer Barbour at 618-443-1467.

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Sparta Community Hospital is a critical access facility offering a wide range of services including: Surgery, Orthopedics, Cardiology and Emergency Medicine, a state-of-the-art Laboratory, and Diagnostic Services. The Emergency Department is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and is staffed by Board Certified contracted physicians, who also provide coverage for the Hospitalist program.