Baystate bloodmobile at BFMC October 13

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.

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); 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 Baystate Blood Donor Center at 413-794-4600.