Baystate Health Blood Donor Mobile to Conduct Blood Drive Oct. 13

GREENFIELD — The Baystate Health Blood Donor Mobile will host a blood drive on Tuesday, Oct. 13 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Baystate Franklin Medical Center’s Emergency Department parking lot, off Sanderson Street in Greenfield. All blood types are needed. Eligible blood donors will receive a gift card.

Blood donations take approximately one hour to complete, including the interview, donation, and refreshments. Donors must be at least 17 years old, weigh at least 110 pounds, have a photo ID, be in good health (no colds or sore throat, and no antibiotics within 48 hours), and not have donated blood within the past eight weeks.

Appointments and pre-registration are recommended; however, walk-ins are also welcome. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call the Baystate Blood Donor Center at (413) 794-4600.

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