Blood Drive Sign Up

Published: February 11th 2020 @ 12:40 PM by: Christine Simmons
Blood Drive Sign Up

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SAVING LIVES TAKES COURAGE

Sign up for our blood drive and take the first step!

OTTAWA PAVILION

02/27/2020

(located at 704 EAST GLOVER STREET
OTTAWA, IL 61350)

12:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Please click https://donate.illinois.versiti.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/5583407 to schedule your preferred donation time!

 

Who can donate?

 

GENERAL

The donor must be in good health and feeling well.

AGE

At least 17 years of age. 16 year olds are eligible provided they have written approval from a parent/guardian.

WEIGHT

110 pounds or more. 

DIET

It is recommended to eat something within the four hours prior to the donation.

COLD OR FLU

Fever, persistent cough, sore throat or chest congestion disqualifies a donor.

INTERVAL BETWEEN BLOOD DONATIONS

Must be eight (8) weeks between regular whole blood donations. Waiting period must be sixteen (16) weeks after double red cell apheresis: seven (7) days after platelet apheresis.

MEDICATIONS

Donors taking medications may be deferred from donating due to their underlying medical condition. Check with the Heartland staff for acceptability.

TRAVEL OUTSIDE THE U.S.

Travel to certain parts of the world may be cause for deferral. Check with the Heartland staff to determine eligibility.

 

For specific questions regarding your blood drive, please contact your Account Representative, Julie Kinsella, directly at jkinsella@versiti.org.

Text “CHARLIE” to 999-777 to opt into text messaging to receive information about upcoming blood drive events, promotions and blood inventory needs!

 

Need More Info?

Contact us today!