March 17, 2023
The Oswego County Well being 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 Well being Center, 70 Bunner St., Oswego.
In New York State, eligible donors have 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 signifies that a particular person feels properly and can carry out typical activities. If the particular person has a chronic situation such as diabetes, “healthy” can also imply that particular person is getting treated and their chronic situation is beneath manage. (https://www.redcrossblood.org/donate-blood/how-to-donate/eligibility-needs.html).
Normal blood donors can donate entire blood each 56 days – up to six instances a year. Frequent blood donors can track their donation history and schedule their appointment for the blood drive working with the American Red Cross Blood Donor mobile app.
Initially-time blood donors must seek the advice of with their wellness care provider about any possible issues and to obtain out if donating blood is correct for them.
All donors have to register with the American Red Cross just before the day of the blood drive. To register, take a look at www.redcrossblood.org/give or contact the Oswego County Well being 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 Well being Week, April three by way of 9. All activities are cost-free and open to the public. For particulars, go to www.wellness.oswegocounty.com/calendar.php.