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March 17, 2023

The Oswego County Well being Division hosts a blood drive with the American Red Cross on Thursday, April six. The occasion runs from ten a.m. to three p.m. at the Nick Stereo Public Well being Center, 70 Bunner St., Oswego.

In New York State, eligible donors need to be age 17 or older, weigh at least 110 pounds and be in superior overall health and feeling properly.

According to the American Red Cross, superior overall health suggests that a particular person feels properly and can execute regular activities. If the particular person has a chronic situation such as diabetes, “healthy” can also imply that particular person is becoming treated and their chronic situation is beneath manage. (

Typical blood donors can donate entire blood every single 56 days – up to six occasions a year. Frequent blood donors can track their donation history and schedule their appointment for the blood drive employing the American Red Cross Blood Donor mobile app.

Initially-time blood donors should really seek the advice of with their overall health care provider about any possible issues and to discover out if donating blood is correct for them.

All donors need to register with the American Red Cross prior to the day of the blood drive. To register, take a look at or contact the Oswego County Well being Division at 315-349-3497 for help.

The blood drive is just 1 of a series of events the overall health division will hold to mark National Public Well being Week, April three by way of 9. All activities are no cost and open to the public. For specifics, go to www.overall

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