Lourdes Home Health and Lourdes Hospice are holding a blood drive today

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Lourdes Home Health and Lourdes Hospice are teaming up to ensure our local blood center has a stable supply of blood throughout this pandemic. There is a need for blood donors at this time. The Lourdes Blood Center Bus will be set up at 4540 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy in the parking lot between Women’s & Children’s Hospital and the Caffery Center shopping center.  Donations will be accepted from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  Eat a good breakfast this morning and bring a picutre ID!

Here are some common questions people have before giving blood:

  • How often can I donate blood? You can donate whole blood every 56 days or 8 weeks.
  • Can I donate blood if I had Covid? Yes, as long as it has been 14 days and you are symptom free.
  • Can I donate blood if I had the Covid vaccine? Yes

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