Vt. high school to host bone marrow registration

LYNDONVILLE, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's Lyndon Institute is going to be hosting a bone marrow registration drive.

The Saturday drive at the Lyndon school is being held in conjunction with the group Delete Blood Cancer, a global organization working to eradicate blood cancer.

The Delete Blood Cancer team and volunteers will help participants fill out needed forms and sign consents.

Swabs will be taken from the cheeks of donors to determine if a person's tissue is a potential match for patients in need.

There is no fee to sign up, the process is painless and it's open to anyone between the ages of 18 to 55.

The drive is scheduled for Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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