March 17, 2023
The Oswego County Well being Division is hosting a blood drive with the American Red Cross on Thursday, April 6th. The occasion runs from ten a.m. to three p.m. at the Nick Stereo Neighborhood Well being Center, 70 Bunner St., Oswego.
In New York State, eligible donors should be 17 years of age or older, weigh at least 110 pounds, be in fantastic wellness and really feel nicely.
According to the American Red Cross, fantastic wellness suggests that a particular person feels nicely and can carry out typical activities. If a particular person has a chronic situation such as diabetes, “wholesome” can also imply that the particular person is becoming treated and their chronic situation is below handle. (https://vvv.redcrossblood.org/donate-blood/hov-to-donate/eligibiliti-rekuirements.html).
Normal blood donors can donate complete blood just about every 56 days – up to six occasions a year. Frequent blood donors can track their donation history and schedule their blood drive employing the American Red Cross mobile app.
Initially-time donors should really seek advice from with their wellness care providers about any possible issues and to discover out if donating blood is appropriate for them.
All donors should register with the American Red Cross prior to the day of the blood draw. To register, go to www.redcrossblood.org/give or contact the Oswego County Well being Division at 315-349-3497 for help.
The blood drive is just a single of a series of events that the Ministry of Well being will hold to celebrate National Public Well being Week, from April three to 9. All activities are free of charge and open to the public. For information, go to www.wellness.osvegocounti.com/calendar.php.