Oswego County Wellness Division Hosts American Red Cross Blood Drive

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 ought to be age 17 or older, weigh at least 110 pounds and be in fantastic wellness and feeling properly.

According to the American Red Cross, fantastic wellness suggests that a particular person feels properly and can execute regular 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 beneath handle. (https://www.redcrossblood.org/donate-blood/how-to-donate/eligibility-needs.html).

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

1st-time blood donors ought to seek the advice of with their wellness care provider about any possible issues and to discover out if donating blood is appropriate for them.

All donors ought to register with the American Red Cross prior to the day of the blood drive. To register, go to 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 wellness division will hold to mark National Public Wellness Week, April three by means of 9. All activities are free of charge and open to the public. For facts, go to www.wellness.oswegocounty.com/calendar.php.

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