Eta Pi Chapter Blood Drive


Fall 2019 Blood Drive Competition with OSNA and Men in Nursing

The UWO Nursing organization with the most people donating in support of their organization will win a pizza party!

  • Thursday, December 5, 2019
  • 12:00 Noon - 4:00p,
  • Mobile blood donation center, parked on Algoma Blvd. in front of Reeve Union on UWO campus
  • Schedule your appointment to donate:  
    •  (Search on zipcode 54901 and the date of the blood drive, select the UW Oshkosh Blood Drive at Reeve)
    • OR call (800) 280-4102

Save 3 lives with 1 blood donation!

  • Before your appointment: (for several days prior to donation)
    • Drink plenty of water (8-10 glasses per day)
    • Eat healthy meals and boost your iron by incorporating iron-rich foods into your diet
    • Sleep well the night before
    • Day of donation:
      • Eat a good meal or substantial snack before donating
      • Drink plenty of water the day of donation (6-10 glasses)
      • Avoid caffeine (this can be dehydrating)
      • Wear a short-sleeved shirt or loose, comfortable clothing
      • Bring a photo ID
      • Bring a list of your medications, and the dates of recent vaccinations
      • Know your travel history (year travelled, countries where you travelled)

Donor Eligibility

  • Must be at least 17 years of age 
  • Weigh at least 110 pounds
  • Be in general good health
  • Hemoglobin level:
    • Women 12.5 mg/L
    • Men 13.0 mg/L
  • For more information about blood donation: click here