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Blood Drive - Dyer
Location: Franciscan Health Dyer
24 Joliet Street
Dyer, IN 46311
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Franciscan Health Dyer
Thursday, July 20, 2017
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Who Can Donate?
- The donor must be in good health and feeling well.
- The donor must be at least 17 years of age. 16 year olds are eligible provided they have written approval from a parent/guardian.
- The donor must weigh 110 pounds or more.
- It is recommended a donor eat something within the four hours prior to the donation.
- Fever, persistent cough, sore throat or chest congestion disqualifies a donor.
- There 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
- Donors taking medications may be deferred from donating due to their underlying medical condition. Check with the Heartland staff for acceptability.
- Travel to certain parts of the world may be cause for deferral. Check with the Heartland staff to determine eligibility.