The Engineering Residential Community is hosting a blood drive to support our local hospital and blood bank needs.
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Palo Verde East HUB
There are a number of appointments available in fifteen minute increments throughout the duration of the blood drive. United Blood Services does accept walk-in donors on the day of the drive, but it is highly recommended that you book an appointment in advance. Appointments can be made in advance at:http://bit.ly/IRAblooddrive
If you are under 22 years of age, please refer to this page to see if you comply with height/weight restrictions: http://bit.ly/IRArestrictions
Facts about blood and blood donations (from unitedbloodservices.org)
- Blood transfusions save more than 4 million lives each year.
- It is estimated that blood is needed every two seconds.
- For a traditional whole blood donation you should allow approximately one hour from start of interview to refreshments.