A blood drive will be held on Wednesday, April 1st, 2020 from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM in the Wellesley Community Center at 219 Washington Street. This event is co-hosted by
Wellesley Dental Group, the American Red Cross and Wellesley Community Center.
Every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood— spring into action and give an hour of your time to save a life. The American Red Cross notes that even 1 donation can save up to 3 lives.
To register for the blood drive, you can call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or register online at RedCrossBlood.org using the sponsor code “WellesleyDental.”
Please bring picture identification, and remember to eat a healthy meal and drink plenty of fluids before donating. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Wellesley Dental Group by phone at 781-237-9071 or by email at email@example.com
The American Red Cross is closely monitoring the outbreak of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). They emphasize in their latest press release that there is no data or evidence that COVID-19 can be transmitted by blood transfusion, and there have been no reported cases of transmissions for any respiratory virus, including this coronavirus, worldwide. They continue to encourage healthy, eligible individuals to donate and ensure that it is a safe process to give and receive blood. To learn more about your donor eligibility and receive the latest updates from the American Red Cross, please visit their website RedCross.org