Terrebonne General Hospital says urgent need for Type 'O' blood

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Posted on August 30, 2012 at 12:05 PM

Message from Terrebonne General Hospital

Due to travel conditions the storm has burdened our area with the TGMC Blood Donor Center is experiencing an urgent need for Type O blood. Persons who have Type O blood are encouraged to donate at this time. In order to avoid waiting please call the TGMC Blood Donor Center at 873-4025. The need for Type O Blood is the most critical; however, all types of blood are now being accepted at the TGMC Blood Donor Center.

The donation process will take about 40 minutes. The donor must be in good health, weigh at least 110 pounds, and be at least 17 years old. The TGMC Blood Donor Center is open Monday – Friday, 7:30 am until 3:30 pm and on Tuesday until 5:30 pm. Again, to avoid waiting please call ahead at 873-4025 or 873-4029 to schedule an appointment.

All donors will receive a complimentary Blood Donor T-shirt or cholesterol screening.

The TGMC Blood Donor Center is located on Belanger Street behind the hospital and has convenient parking available.

Your donation is very much appreciated and can save up to 3 lives!

 

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