Island Hospital Blood Drive – Sept 6,7

The Island Hospital Blood  Drive will be held on

Tuesday, September 6 -Wednesday, September 7 in the Resource Center Conference Rooms.

 The drive times will be from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm (closed for lunch from 12:00-1:00 pm.).

Donors wishing to schedule an appointment are encouraged to contact Community Education: 299-1309 or

This blood drive plays an important role in building up the community blood supply following the Labor Day weekend.

Five Easy Steps to Blood Donation

  1. Eat a healthy     meal & drink plenty of fluids at least four hours prior to donating.
  2. Complete a     health history questionnaire & screening interview
  3. Undergo a     brief health check of blood pressure, pulse, temperature and iron level.
  4. Relax while     one unit (about one pint) of blood is collected.
  5. Enjoy     refreshments while remaining seated for about 10 minutes.