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Urgent Need for Type O Negative at TGMC Blood Donor Center

10/24/2012

Terrebonne General Medical Center (TGMC) Blood Donor Center is experiencing an urgent need for Type O negative blood.  Persons who have Type O Negative 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 Negative Blood is the most critical; however, all types of blood are now being accepted at the TGMC Blood Donor Center. Your donation of one pint can save up to three lives.

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. 

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

 

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For more information please call

985-873-4141