Red Cross Blood Drive at JLab, Friday, Jan. 25

Jan.14, 2013

The next American Red Cross Blood Drive at Jefferson Lab is scheduled for Friday, Jan. 25 from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. in CEBAF Center, Room F113.

New and repeat donors are encouraged to attend. Appointments and walk-ins are welcome. Please contact Johnie Banks, Occupational Medicine, at ext. 7539 or email her at jbanks@jlab.org to schedule an appointment for for more information.

Never given blood before, or want to see if you are eligible to give blood? Visit this Red Cross webpage to determine your eligibility: http://www.redcrossblood.org/ or call 1-800-RED-CROSS.

This event is posted on the At A Glance calendar at: https://misportal.jlab.org/ul/calendar/calendar_date.cfm?date=25&month=1&year=2013

Blood donations are usually low this time of year (after the holidays), but with the number of people sick with the flu, donations have been lower than usual, according to the American Red Cross.

Kristen Hatfield, a spokeswoman for the Mid-Atlantic Region Red Cross, which covers Hampton Roads, said all blood types are needed, but especially blood types most in demand at the moment are type O-negative and B-negative.

 

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