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Get your blood typed at the MN State Fair

Nineteen organizations are joining forces to make Health Fair 11 at the Fair possible. Among them is Memorial Blood Centers
Credit: Memorial Blood Centers

The Minnesota State Fair is filled with all kinds of temptations. There is at least one healthy choice that fair goers can make – stopping by Health Fair 11 at the Fair to get checked out.

Nineteen organizations are joining forces to make Health Fair 11 at the Fair possible. Among them is

Memorial Blood Centers   Blood Typing

Memorial Blood Centers (MBC) misson is: Saving lives by providing blood and biomedical solutions. MBC serves over 30 hospitals and 13 air ambulance bases in Minneosta and Western Wisconsin. With blood donors, community partners and hospitals. MBC creates trusted and innovative solutions to help our customers achieve their goals.

For the 19tth year MBC will be partnering with Health Fair 11 and testing and determining the blood type of fairgoers. Through this quick and accurate test individuals can learn something unique about themselves and gain a better understanding of the need for blood in our communities and how they can contribute to meeting that need.

Free blood typing is offered to anyone age 16 or older. With just a tiny finger prick, fairgoers will find out if they have A, B, or O type blood. MBC has been part of Health Fair 11 at the Fair since it first opened its doors in 2001.

More information about Memorial Blood Centers and to learn how you can join us in our mission can be found at: www.mbc.org

About Health Fair 11 

Health Fair 11 coordinates Health Fair 11 at the Fair. Health Fair 11 is a nonprofit organization with a mission to provide health education and free or low-cost health screenings. Health Fair 11 operates with support from UCare and KARE 11 TV. Learn more about becoming an official sponsor of our organization and about other programs at www.HealthFair11.org .