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American Red Cross Blood Drive at the Science Center - Cancelled

March 18, 2020  |  Quorum

This event has been CANCELLED.

 

If you would like to donate blood to assist in the current blood shortage, you can reschedule your appointment here

Red Cross work impacts lives every day: Real impact. Saving lives.

·        190 times a day we help a family affected by a disaster.

·        5,600 times a day someone receives a Red Cross unit of blood.

·        1,000 times a day we provide services to military members, veterans and their families.

 

Area hospital patients are counting on you!


First Time donating? Donor Eligibility Guidelines:

Whole Blood Donation

  • Donation frequency: Every 56 days
  • You must be in good health and feeling well
  • You must be at least 16 years of age or older
  • You must weigh at least 110 lbs
  • For more information Click Here or call 1-800-RED CROSS
     

Donation Tips:

  • If you’re donating whole blood, we’ll cleanse an area on your arm and insert a brand new sterile needle for the blood draw. (This feels like a quick pinch and is over in seconds.)
  • whole blood donation takes about 8-10 minutes, during which you’ll be seated comfortably or lying down.
  • When approximately a pint of whole blood has been collected, the donation is complete and a staff person will place a bandage on your arm.
  • After donating, you’ll have a snack and something to drink in the refreshment area.
  • You’ll leave after 10-15 minutes and continue your normal routine.
  • Enjoy the feeling of accomplishment knowing you are helping to save lives!
  • Take a selfie, or simply share your good deed with friends. It may inspire them to become blood donors. 
  • Tips to boost your iron level: Click here
  • For more information:  Click Here

In the interest of public safety, this event has been cancelled.

If you would still like to donate and assist in the current blood shortage, select the button below and enter your zip code to see blood drives in your area.

 

 

Have questions about this event? Contact Quorum at quorum@sciencecenter.org