SAVING LIVES TAKES COURAGE
Sign up for our Heartland Blood Drive and take the first step!
Cross of Glory Lutheran Church
(14719 W. 163rd St. Homer Glen, IL 60491)
03:00 PM – 07:00 PM
Please click https://ht.heartlandbc.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/2033766 to schedule your preferred donation time!
Who Can Donate?
GENERAL: The donor must be in good health and feeling well.
AGE: At least 17 years of age. 16 year olds are eligible provided they have written approval from a parent/guardian.
WEIGHT: 110 pounds or more.
DIET: It is recommended to eat something within the four hours prior to the donation.
COLD OR FLU: Fever, persistent cough, sore throat or chest congestion disqualifies a donor.
INTERVAL BETWEEN BLOOD DONATIONS: Must be eight (8) weeks between regular whole blood donations. Waiting period must be sixteen (16) weeks after double red cell apheresis: seven (7) days after platelet apheresis.
MEDICATIONS: Donors taking medications may be deferred from donating due to their underlying medical condition. Check with the Heartland staff for acceptability.
TRAVEL OUTSIDE THE U.S.: Travel to certain parts of the world may be cause for deferral. Check with the Heartland staff to determine eligibility.