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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 3 p.m. at the Nick Stereo Public Wellness Center, 70 Bunner St., Oswego.

In New York State, eligible donors will have to be age 17 or older, weigh at least 110 pounds and be in exceptional wellness and feeling efficiently.

According to the American Red Cross, exceptional wellness indicates that a distinct particular person feels efficiently and can carry out common activities. If the distinct particular person has a chronic scenario such as diabetes, “healthy” can also imply that distinct particular person is becoming treated and their chronic scenario is beneath manage. (https://www.redcrossblood.org/donate-blood/how-to-donate/eligibility-specifications.html).

Common blood donors can donate total blood just about every single 56 days – up to six situations 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.

Incredibly initial-time blood donors have to have to seek the assistance of with their wellness care provider about any achievable problems and to receive out if donating blood is appropriate for them.

All donors will have to register with the American Red Cross just prior to the day of the blood drive. To register, cease by www.redcrossblood.org/give or get in touch with the Oswego County Wellness Division at 315-349-3497 for aid.

The blood drive is just a single distinct of a series of events the wellness division will hold to mark National Public Wellness Week, April 3 by way of 9. All activities are no price and open to the public. For info, go to www.wellness.oswegocounty.com/calendar.php.

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