Blood Drive

Our Community Hospitals Need Your Help!

ICC is Hosting a Blood Drive

Tuesday, June 11 | 2:00PM to 8:00PM

Northport Campus • 400 Elwood Rd., E. Northport

 

You can save up to three lives! SIGN UP TODAY!

Eligibility criteria include: minimum weight of 110 lbs., age between 16-75 (16-year-olds must have written parental permission), I.D. with signature or photo, no tattoos in past 12 months.  Please eat well (low-fat foods) and drink fluids before donating.

For further questions concerning medical eligibility, call Long Island Blood Services at 800-688-0900.


Donate blood…people can’t live without it.

The Facts

  • Only 2% of our local eligible population donates blood each year
  • There is no substitute for human blood
  • You cannot get an infectious disease by donating

The Numbers

  • 2 seconds: How often someone needs blood
  • 42 days: Shelf life of donated red blood cells
  • 5 days: Shelf life of donated platelets
  • 56 days: How often you can donate
  • 17% Number of non-donors who cite “never thought about it” as the main reason for not giving

The Donation

  • 4 easy steps: Registration, medical history, donation and snacks
  • 10 minutes: How long the actual donation will take
  • 10 pints: Amount of blood in the average adult body
  • 1 pint: Amount of your donation

The Lives Saved

  • 1 in 3 people will need a blood product in their lifetime
  • Surgical, trauma and cancer patients and those with blood disorders need blood
  • If only 1% more of Americans donated, blood shortages would disappear

SIGN UP to Donate Now!

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