Huntington Hospital Still Seeking Blood Donors

first_imgCommunity News Huntington Hospital Still Seeking Blood Donors By ANDY VITALICIO Published on Thursday, May 21, 2020 | 1:40 pm Top of the News Business News Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  More Cool Stuff Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * STAFF REPORT Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Donald CommunityPCC- COMMUNITYVirtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Herbeauty6 Strong Female TV Characters Who Deserve To Have A SpinoffHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyFollow This Summer Most Popular Celeb Beauty TrendHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyNutritional Strategies To Ease AnxietyHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Reasons Why Ultimatums Are Unhealthy For RelationshipsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWomen Love These Great Tips To Making Your Teeth Look WhiterHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Special Massage Techniques That Will Make You Return For MoreHerbeautyHerbeauty 19 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it center_img Community News Subscribe STAFF REPORT First Heatwave Expected Next Week Community News Make a comment Blood donors this month will receive a $5 gift card to Starbucks or In-N-Out, or a Blood Donor t-shirt, when they step up to donate at Huntington Hospital’s Blood Donor Center in Pasadena.Even during COVID-19, blood donation is still a safe practice, the hospital said in a statement.There is no evidence the Coronavirus is transmissible by blood transfusion, and there have been no reported cases of transfusion transmission for any respiratory virus, including COVID-19, the statement said.In addition, at each blood drive and at the Blood Donor Center, Huntington Hospital employees follow thorough safety protocols to ensure blood recipient safety, as well as staff and donor safety.People who have traveled to China, including Hong Kong and Macau, South Korea, Japan, Italy, or Iran in the last 28 days are advised to not donate blood at this time. They may be eligible to donate four weeks after any of those countries.Huntington Hospital’s Blood Donor Center is located at 800 S. Fairmount Ave. in Pasadena. Parking entrance is on Bellefontaine Street. Parking will be validated.Blood Donor Center hours are 9:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Friday. The Center will be closed on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25.For more information or to schedule an appointment, call (626) 397-5422. The Blood Donor Center is taking donations by appointment only.Also, visit the hospital’s blood donation page for more information, www.huntingtonhospital.org/support-us/donate-blood/.Before donating, remember to eat a nutritious meal, drink plenty of fluids, and bring your driver license. CITY NEWS SERVICE/STAFF REPORT Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img read more