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Day of Remembrance Blood Drive

Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012

September 6, 2012
Pine Island Eagle

To honor the memory of victims of September 11th, Lee Memorial Blood Centers will be hosting a "Day of Remembrance" blood drive on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at each of its blood centers. All donors will receive a t-shirt.

All blood collected remains in the Lee Memorial Health System to serve your community. Lee Memorial Health System uses 800 plus units of blood each week. With both The Children's Hospital and the only trauma center within a 5-county area, the need for blood locally remains constant, and needs to be replenished daily. All blood types are currently needed especially O and A negative.

The requirements to give blood are: ?

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Each donor will receive a t-shirt.

Age: At least 17 years old (16 with written parental consent) and in good general health. There is no upper age limit.

Weight: Minimum of 115 pounds.?Identification: Must provide photo I.D. with date of birth.?Food: Eat a good meal before giving and drink plenty of fluids.

Medications: Many medications such as insulin, blood pressure, thyroid, cholesterol, aspirin, antidepressants, and hormone replacement do not necessarily prevent someone from giving blood.

For more information, please call 343-2333.

You may donate at any one of our blood centers:

Bonita Community Health Center: 239-495-7705

Cape Coral Hospital: 239-424-2400

Summerlin Crossings: 239-437-5061

Lee Memorial Hospital: 239-343-2333

For more donor and age requirement information, visit Lee Memorial Health System: Blood Centers



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