How do I contact local Red Cross?
For additional assistance call 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or email [email protected]
Where can I donate platelets in CT?
The Red Cross donation center
The Red Cross donation center in Farmington is actually the only place in Connecticut you can donate platelets.
How often can you donate plasma?
How often can I donate plasma? The body replaces the plasma removed during the donation process quickly; therefore, healthy individuals can donate as often as twice in a seven-day period, with at least one day between donations.
Is there a Red Cross app?
BLOOD APP The Red Cross has introduced a first-of-its kind Blood Donor App that puts the power to save lives in the palm of your hand. Through the app, users can schedule appointments, track total donations, earn rewards and invite others to join them on a lifesaving team.
How do you get on American Red Cross do not call list?
American National Red Cross
- Online by visiting the My Account section (up to $150)
- By calling donor services (1-800-RED CROSS)
- By submitting an online form.
What will Red Cross help with?
Our Programs and Activities
- Social Emergency Response Volunteer (SERV) Programme.
- Blood Bank.
- Education and Training Program.
- Livelihood program.
- First Aid.
- Tuberculosis (TB) Project.
- Family News Service.
- Youth Program.
What will disqualify you from donating plasma?
People who have a fever, productive cough, or are feeling generally unwell shouldn’t donate. This also applies to people who are currently receiving antibiotics for active infections. Medical conditions. Certain chronic illnesses, such as hepatitis and HIV, automatically disqualify someone from donating.
Do you get paid for donating plasma?
Having plasma extracted eight times over a four-week period (the maximum allowed in the US) he could earn $280 (£216) every month. Each plasma donation typically takes one hour, with whole blood being drawn from the patient.
Is Red Cross app free?
The FREE Emergency app lets you monitor for more than 35 different severe weather and emergency alerts in your town, and other cities that matter to you. Select English or Spanish language with an in-app toggle. Compatible with Apple Watch and Android Wearable devices.
What medications disqualify you from giving blood?
The following medications will prevent you from donating blood:
- Antibiotics *Donors who are taking antibiotics are eligible to donate 24 hours after their last dose.
- Anti-Platelet Medications.
- Blood thinners (such as Coumadin, Heparin, Lovenox, Warfarin)
- Bovine insulin.
- Hepatitis B Immune Globulin.
Why does Red Cross do what they do?
Red Cross helps people re-establish contact with immediate family members after separation due to natural disasters and other humanitarian crises.
Who qualifies for FEMA relief?
To be eligible for this benefit program, you must be a U.S. citizen, non-citizen national, or qualified alien, and all of the following: You must have losses in an area that has been declared a disaster by the President of the United States.
How many people does the Red Cross serve in Connecticut?
The American Red Cross of Connecticut serves more than 3.5 million Connecticut residents in 168 towns in Hartford, Fairfield, Litchfield, Middlesex, New Haven, New London, Tolland and Windham counties, plus Fishers Island, N.Y. Want to make 2022 better for you and others?
How can you support the American Red Cross?
American Red Cross with your financial gift. Support all the urgent humanitarian needs of the American Red Cross with your financial gift.
Why donate to the American Red Cross?
Every donation is critical and you can make a lifesaving difference. American Red Cross with your financial gift. Support all the urgent humanitarian needs of the American Red Cross with your financial gift.
What is the Red Cross Virtual Open House?
This virtual open house is an opportunity for anyone in the community to come and learn about the Red Cross and find out how they can be a part of the Red Cross humanitarian mission as a volunteer. In addition to prospective volunteers, current Red Cross volunteers are welcomed to attend to learn about additional opportunities.