New Glarus Good Friday Blood Drive
April 9, 2020
The New Glarus Good Friday Blood Drive will be held at the New Glarus Bible Church, 207 6th Street, on Friday, April 10, 2020, from 12:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
To make an appointment or to learn more, download the American Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit http://www.redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767). Completion of a RapidPass online health history questionnaire found at http://www.redcrossblood.org/rapidpass is encouraged to help speed up the donation process. A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Individuals who are 17 years of age in most states (16 with parental consent where allowed by state law), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. High school students and other donors 18 years of age and younger also have to meet certain height and weight requirements.
Additional Measures to Protect Staff, Volunteers and Donors
Please take your own temperature each day before reporting to your blood drive. Do not attend a drive or come to the donor center if you have a temperature higher than 99.5°F.
Staff and Volunteer Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) - Gloves
In order to protect you and prevent the spread of COVID-19 from donor to donor, all staff and volunteers must use gloves throughout the collection processes and must change gloves between each donor.
To help eliminate the virus in the environment in which you work and reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19 and the potential spread of COVID-19, all staff and volunteers must ensure that donors use hand sanitizer and must clean the surfaces touched by donors. Surfaces touched by donors will be disinfected between each donor throughout the collection site, including refreshment/hospitality areas at all drives and at all times. Hand sanitizer will be placed at Check-In and Refreshment areas. Donors will be asked to use hand sanitizer prior to touching tablets or laptops and before eating or drinking. Since donors will be sanitizing their hands prior to touching the tablets and laptops they can be cleaned as necessary during the day and must be cleaned at the end of each day. Equipment and surfaces touched by donors will be sanitized between each donor, using cleaners provided by the Collections Team. Equipment that must be cleaned between each donor includes but is not limited to: Reception tables and waiting area chairs, Refreshment/hospitality tables and chairs, and the number of snacks and water bottles will be decreased on tables to reduce handling. At the Pre-Donation Donor Temperature Screening Station, electronic thermometer and probe covers or a disposable thermometer and trash basket, hand santizer, sani wipes.