2016 Blood Drive Info

Want an easy way to save lives? Sign up for the blood drive sponsored by Student Senate and save up to three lives. It is taking place Tuesday, March 15th, 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM in the MultiPurpose Room. Please contact the Student Senate (President Brett Wronka or other leaders) for more information and Ms. Retzlaff to make an appointment.

Some basic info:

Eat a healthy meal and drink an extra 16 oz. of water and fluids before donation. Bring a photo ID or your blood donor card, or two other forms of ID. Also, bring a list of any medications you are taking, and read all educational materials provided. There will be a mini physical and a private interview to make sure you are eligible for blood donation. Free refreshments will be provide after donation.

Requirements:

Whole Blood Donation

  • 17+ years old (16 with parental consent form)
  • Good general health and feeling well
  • Have not donated blood in the last 56 days

Male

If you are 4’10” 4’11” 5′ or taller
You must weigh at least 118 114 110

 

Female

If you are 4’10” 4’11” 5′ 5’1″ 5’2″ 5’3″ 5’4″ 5’5″ 5’6″
You must weigh at least 146 142 138 133 129 124 120 115 110

 

Apheresis additional requirements (Double Red Cell Donation):

Male

  • Height 5’1”
  • Weight 130 lbs.

Female

  • Height 5’5”
  • Weight 150 lbs.

Additional requirements may apply.
For more information got to http://www.redcrossblood.org/

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