St. Joseph’s Hospital to host community blood drive Nov. 13November 08, 2019West Bend, WI – Nov. 8, 2019 – Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin St. Joseph’s Hospital, 3200 Pleasant Valley Road, West Bend, will host a community blood drive Wednesday, Nov. 13, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Anyone at least 17 years old, weighing at least 110 pounds and generally in good health, can donate. The entire process takes about an hour, it’s open to the public and all blood types are needed. Donors should bring a photo ID.
To schedule an appointment to donate blood, call 1-877 BE A HERO or register online at https://donate.wisconsin.versiti.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/171248. Walk-ins are also welcome.
Versiti Blood Center of Wisconsin is the sole supplier of blood and blood products to 57 hospitals in 30 Wisconsin counties, including St. Joseph’s Hospital. Versiti is committed to saving patients’ lives by providing blood products, medical expertise and scientific discovery.
Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin St. Joseph’s Hospital, founded in 1930 by local doctors, community leaders and the Sisters of the Divine Savior, is a full-service hospital serving residents of West Bend and Washington County. St. Joseph’s Hospital specializes in women’s health and birthing services, cancer care, surgical procedures and rehabilitation services. It’s part of the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health care network, which includes four community hospital campuses, more than 1,600 physicians and nearly 40 health centers and clinics, drawing patients from throughout the Midwest and the nation.