Eta Pi Chapter Blood Drive

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Fall 2018 Blood Drive - Eta Pi / Sigma International Honor Society of Nursing 

  • Wednesday, October 3, 2018
  • 10:30am - 3:00pm
  • Mobile blood donation center, parked on Algoma Blvd. in front of Reeve Union on UWO campus
  • Appointment to donate:  www.save3lives.org or call (800) 280 - 4102
  • Contact Jeanne Hiatt (hiattj@uwosh.edu) to  sign up to volunteer to help with the drive

Save 3 lives with 1 blood donation!

  • Before your appointment: (for several days prior to donation)
    • Drink plenty of water (8-10 glasses per day)
    • Eat healthy meals and boost your iron by incorporating iron-rich foods into your diet
    • Sleep well the night before
    • Day of donation:
      • Eat a good meal or substantial snack before donating
      • Drink plenty of water the day of donation (6-10 glasses)
      • Avoid caffeine (this can be dehydrating)
      • Wear a short-sleeved shirt or loose, comfortable clothing
      • Bring a photo ID
      • Bring a list of your medications, and the dates of recent vaccinations
      • Know your travel history (year travelled, countries where you travelled)

Donor Eligibility

  • Must be at least 17 years of age 
  • Weigh at least 110 pounds
  • Be in general good health
  • Hemoglobin level:
    • Women 12.5 mg/L
    • Men 13.0 mg/L
  • For more information about blood donation: click here

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