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Baystate bloodmobile at BFMC October 13

September 23, 2015

The Baystate Health Blood Donor Mobile will host a blood drive on Tuesday, October 13, from 11 am – 4 pm, in Baystate Franklin Medical Center’s Emergency Department parking lot, off Sanderson Street.

All blood types are needed. Eligible blood donors will receive a “Pick your Plastic” gift card.

How to donate

Blood donations take approximately one hour to complete, including the interview, donation, and refreshments.

To donate blood, you must:

  • Be at least 17 years old
  • Weigh at least 110 pounds
  • Have a photo ID
  • Be in good health (no colds, sore throat; no antibiotics within 48 hours)
  • 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 Baystate Blood Donor Center at 413-794-4600.