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.