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The Oswego County Overall health Division hosts a blood drive with the American Red Cross on Thursday, April six. The occasion runs from ten a.m. to three p.m. at the Nick Stereo Public Overall health Center, 70 Bunner St., Oswego.

In New York State, eligible donors have to be age 17 or older, weigh at least 110 pounds and be in superior wellness and feeling properly.

According to the American Red Cross, superior wellness signifies that a particular person feels properly and can execute regular activities. If the particular person has a chronic situation such as diabetes, “healthy” can also imply that particular person is becoming treated and their chronic situation is beneath handle. (

Frequent blood donors can donate complete blood each and every 56 days – up to six instances a year. Frequent blood donors can track their donation history and schedule their appointment for the blood drive working with the American Red Cross Blood Donor mobile app.

Initial-time blood donors must seek advice from with their wellness care provider about any possible issues and to come across out if donating blood is appropriate for them.

All donors have to register with the American Red Cross ahead of the day of the blood drive. To register, take a look at or get in touch with the Oswego County Overall health Division at 315-349-3497 for help.

The blood drive is just one particular of a series of events the wellness division will hold to mark National Public Overall health Week, April three via 9. All activities are absolutely free and open to the public. For particulars, go to

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