Missed a Meeting? Give Blood!
Earn a makeup for missed meetings with every pint donated on behalf of Merced Rotary at Vitalant (Bloodsource)
The Merced center hours are:
Sunday: 7:00-2:15 (Closed for lunch 9:00-10:30)
Monday: 9:00-4:15 (Closed dor lunch 11:00-12:30)
Tuesday & Wednesday: 11:00-6:00
Thursday: 7:00-2:15 (Closed for lunch 9:00-10:30)
Call 877-258-4825 to schedule an appointment - walk ins are also welcome.
Basic Requirements for BloodDonation:
Must be at least 16 years old (16- and 17-year-olds must bring a signed permission form from a parent or guardian, if required by state or school).
Weigh at least 110 pounds.
Be in good general health.
For your safety and to ensure a positive donation experience, make sure you eat within two hours ahead of your donation. Drink plenty of water that day and 24 to 48 hours beforehand. Feel free to help yourself to something to eat and drink in our refreshment area.
Bring your ID—something with your name and one of the following: date of birth, donor ID number or your photo.
You must wait eight weeks between whole blood donations. Learn more about specific intervals for other types of donation.
You should not be under the influence of alcohol or recreational drugs at the time of donation.
For more information: www.vitalant.org