Each month, UMMC holds an open blood drive so that you can support our medical community.
There are many reasons to give--someone in the U.S. needs blood every two seconds and one donation can save up to three lives — but really, it is the right thing to do, and you will walk a little taller each time you donate.
At UMMC, we use more than 36,000 units of blood a year. Every blood drive is greatly needed.
Check out the information below, then reserve a time for the next drive and bring a friend. All UMMC employees receive 1,250 Positive Points, part of our new Reward and Recognition Program, for donating. Email Briana Mathis at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Who Can Give Blood
Requirements for Donating Blood
- Be in generally good health.
- Be at least 17 years old.
- Weigh at least 110 pounds.
- NOT have gotten a tattoo within the past year.
- NOT have donated blood within the past 56 days.
- See all requirements.
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