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Columbia University Blood Drive (NSOP)

Sep 4

Event Info

Event Date: 
Friday, September 4, 2020 - 11:00am to 5:00pm
On Campus

Event Contact

New Student Orientation Program
212-854-3611
Healthy blood donors are urgently needed as local blood supply drops to dangerously low levels. Please join us in our efforts to save lives in our community. Columbia University Blood Drive Sponsored by NSOP Friday, September 4 th , 2020 11 AM – 5 PM Low Library Rotunda The blood supply is a critical part of our healthcare system. It is imperative for healthy individuals to donate blood so that it’s available to those in need. Due to the current public health crisis and social distancing rules, donors must make an appointment to schedule an appointment visit nybc.org/cu or call NYBC at (800) 933-2566. (Walk-ins only if room capacity and appointment scheduling permits.) Donating blood is safe and it only takes one hour. New York Blood Center (NYBC) is taking extra precautions to help prevent the person-to-person spread of COVID-19. NYBC staff are also practicing health self-assessments prior to presenting at work. DONORS PRESENTING: Must wear a mask or face covering Will have their body temperature taken Must be 14 days symptom free if recovered from COVID-19 May NOT donate if they have a positive diagnostic test or experienced symptoms of COVID-19 in the last 14 days May NOT donate if they are currently on self-quarantine restrictions Additional information on donor eligibility and COVID-19 precautions is available at nybc.org/coronavirus