March 17, 2023
The Oswego County Overall health 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 Overall health Center, 70 Bunner St., Oswego.
In New York State, eligible donors should be age 17 or older, weigh at least 110 pounds and be in superior well being and feeling nicely.
According to the American Red Cross, superior well being suggests that a individual feels nicely and can execute standard activities. If the individual has a chronic situation such as diabetes, “healthy” can also imply that individual is getting treated and their chronic situation is below handle. (https://www.redcrossblood.org/donate-blood/how-to-donate/eligibility-specifications.html).
Normal blood donors can donate entire blood each 56 days – up to six occasions a year. Frequent blood donors can track their donation history and schedule their appointment for the blood drive applying the American Red Cross Blood Donor mobile app.
1st-time blood donors really should seek the advice of with their well being care provider about any possible issues and to locate out if donating blood is ideal for them.
All donors should register with the American Red Cross ahead of the day of the blood drive. To register, take a look at www.redcrossblood.org/give or get in touch with the Oswego County Overall health Division at 315-349-3497 for help.
The blood drive is just one particular of a series of events the well being division will hold to mark National Public Overall health Week, April three via 9. All activities are no cost and open to the public. For information, go to www.well being.oswegocounty.com/calendar.php.