CMPTA Community BLOOD DRIVE

10920 Reed Road in Lake In the Hills

November 12th 4 - 7:00 pm

This drive will be held in the Martin Elementary Gym

Please schedule your appointment online at www.versiti.org,

or email Jennifer at cmpta158@gmail.com

Appointments encouraged ~ Walk-ins welcome to schedule an open appointment on the day of the blood drive. - PHOTO ID REQUIRED

Please CLICK HERE to schedule your preferred donation time!

All donors will receive 2 free churros courtesy of Churros Y Chocolate.

 Who can donate?

GENERAL: The donor must be in good health and feeling well.

AGE: At least 17 years of age. 16 year olds are eligible provided they have written approval from a parent/guardian.

WEIGHT: 110 pounds or more.

DIET: It is recommended to eat something within the four hours prior to the donation.

COLD OR FLU: Fever, persistent cough, sore throat or chest congestion disqualifies a donor.

INTERVAL BETWEEN BLOOD DONATIONS: Must be eight (8) weeks between regular whole blood donations. Waiting period must be sixteen (16) weeks after double red cell apheresis: seven (7) days after platelet apheresis.

MEDICATIONS: Donors taking medications may be deferred from donating due to their underlying medical condition. Check with the Heartland staff for acceptability.

TRAVEL OUTSIDE THE U.S.: Travel to certain parts of the world may be cause for deferral. Check with the Heartland staff to determine eligibility.

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