Biggers Chevrolet Holds "Saving Lives Takes Courage" Blood Drive

By: PRLog
Biggers Chevrolet will also be giving a free oil change to anyone who donates blood.
ELGIN, Ill. - July 27, 2016 - PRLog -- Biggers Chevrolet will be holding their "Saving Lives Takes Courage" Blood Drive on Saturday, July 30th from 11:00AM to 3:00PM. It will be held at their dealership located on 1385 E. Chicago Street in Elgin, IL.

Biggers Chevrolet will also be giving a free oil change to anyone who donates blood.

To learn how to sign up, or for more information, visit BiggersChevy.com.

There are several minor stipulations to becoming a donor.

     • You must be in good health and feeling well the day of your donation.

     • You must be at least 17 years of age, or 16 years old with written approval from a parent/guardian.

     • You must weigh 110 pounds or more.

     • It's recommended to eat something within four hours prior to the donation.

     • Fever, persistent cough, sore throat, or chest congestion disqualifies a donor.

     • You must wait eight (8) weeks between regular blood donations. Waiting period must be sixteen (16) weeks after double red cell apheresis and seven (7) days after platelet apheresis.

     • If you take any medication you may be deferred from donating due to an underlying medical condition. Check with the Heartland staff for acceptability.

     • If you have traveled to certain parts of the world you may be deferred. Check with the Heartland staff for acceptability.

For specific questions regarding this blood drive, please contact the Blood Program Consultant, Patti Hill at PATHILL@HEARTLANDBC.ORG directly.

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