(St. Petersburg, FL., January 12, 2016) January is National Blood Donor Month: A time to thank the blood donors who help protect our community and to encourage others to share their power to save lives. Give blood at one of these health club blood drives and receive a New Year wellness checkup of blood pressure, pulse, temperature, iron count and a cholesterol screening. Plus, donors will enjoy a FREE fleece blanket and a chance to win a Fitbit® Activity Tracker!
OneBlood Will Be At These Locations On The Dates & Times Listed:
For More Information Visit oneblood.org/fitbit
Or Call 1.888.9.DONATE (1.888.936.6283)
Appointments Honored, Walk-Ins Welcome
Generally healthy people age 16 or older who weigh at least 110 pounds can donate blood. Photo ID is required. To learn more about the importance of blood donation and how donors can target the power of their blood type visit oneblood.org.
One in three people will need blood in their lifetime. Blood that is donated today will likely be transfused into a patient within two to three days. The turn-around is that fast, the need is constant.