202004-02-25 - Columbia VA Health Care System
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Columbia VA Health Care System

 

202004-02-25

April 2, 2020

Emergency Blood Drive Planned at Dorn VA Medical Center

There is an urgent need for O, A-, and B- blood types. To help local blood banks reserves, the Columbia VA Health Care System and the Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center plans to host an Emergency Blood Drive on April 7 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Dorn VAMC Auditorium (Building 5).

All those interested in donating blood are asked to sign up online at www.redcrossblood.org using the sponsor code SCVeterans.

     In addition to standard blood donation screening procedures, please be aware additional precautions will be in place, to include:

  • Pre-donation donor temperature screening
  • Enhanced disinfecting
  • Social distancing
  • Staff wellness and protection
  • Increased donor educational material