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Oswego County Wellness Division Hosts American Red Cross Blood Drive


Mar 17, 2023

March 17, 2023

The Oswego County Wellness Division hosts a blood drive with the American Red Cross on Thursday, April six. The occasion runs from ten a.m. to three p.m. at the Nick Stereo Public Wellness Center, 70 Bunner St., Oswego.

In New York State, eligible donors have to be age 17 or older, weigh at least 110 pounds and be in great overall health and feeling nicely.

According to the American Red Cross, great overall health implies that a particular person feels nicely and can execute standard activities. If the particular person has a chronic situation such as diabetes, “healthy” can also imply that particular person is becoming treated and their chronic situation is below handle. (https://www.redcrossblood.org/donate-blood/how-to-donate/eligibility-specifications.html).

Typical blood donors can donate complete blood every single 56 days – up to six occasions a year. Frequent blood donors can track their donation history and schedule their appointment for the blood drive employing the American Red Cross Blood Donor mobile app.

Initially-time blood donors should really seek the advice of with their overall health care provider about any possible issues and to come across out if donating blood is correct for them.

All donors have to register with the American Red Cross prior to the day of the blood drive. To register, take a look at www.redcrossblood.org/give or contact the Oswego County Wellness Division at 315-349-3497 for help.

The blood drive is just one particular of a series of events the overall health division will hold to mark National Public Wellness Week, April three via 9. All activities are totally free and open to the public. For particulars, go to www.overall health.oswegocounty.com/calendar.php.