Blood Drive

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SAVING LIVES TAKES COURAGE

Sign up for our blood drive and take the first step!

08/31/2019

8924 1200 N
DEMOTTE, IN 46310

09:00 AM - 02:00 PM

Please click https://ht.heartlandbc.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/5574131 to schedule your preferred donation time!

 

Who can donate?

GENERAL

The donor must be in good health and feeling well.

 

AGE

At least 17 years of age. 16 year olds are eligible provided they have written approval from a parent/guardian.

 

WEIGHT

110 pounds or more.

 

DIET

It is recommended to eat something within the four hours prior to the donation.

 

COLD OR FLU

Fever, persistent cough, sore throat or chest congestion disqualifies a donor.

 

INTERVAL BETWEEN BLOOD DONATIONS

Must be eight (8) weeks between regular whole blood donations. Waiting period must be sixteen (16) weeks after double red cell apheresis: seven (7) days after platelet apheresis.

 

MEDICATIONS

Donors taking medications may be deferred from donating due to their underlying medical condition. Check with the Heartland staff for acceptability.

 

TRAVEL OUTSIDE THE U.S.

Travel to certain parts of the world may be cause for deferral. Check with the Heartland staff to determine eligibility.

 

For specific questions regarding your blood drive, please contact your Account Representative, Colleen Coblentz, directly at ccoblentz@heartlandbc.org.