To help support our patient needs this winter, the UI DeGowin Blood Center (Elevator B, Level 2) is giving away T-shirts to all successful blood and platelet donors while supplies last.
Appointments are encouraged, but walk-ins will be accepted as space allows.
To schedule an appointment, call 319-356-2058 or visit uidegowinbloodcenter.org.
General qualifications include:
- Weigh at least 110 pounds
- Free of cold and flu symptoms for at least 5 days
- At least 16 years of age
- Photo ID
- List of places traveled in the last 3 years
- List of medications taken
It is important to hydrate and eat a good meal within 4 hours prior to a blood donation.