Blood Drive at Soldiers and Sailors in Oakland, Tuesday April 20, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

We are all facing new challenges since March with the COVID-19 pandemic. The need for blood products is still a daily challenge. Blood donations nationally are continuing to drop and our local supply is at critical levels.

Collecting donations Tuesday, April 20th at Soldiers and Sailors Hall from 9 am to 2 pm. Use Group Code: CU190022 to schedule an appointment

And pledge your support for the Pitt Public Health Virtual Blood Drive! 
NOTE: If you already have an account with Vitalant (formerly Central Blood Bank) enter the email address associated with your Vitalant account on the sign-up sheet.

Months of April and May at any Vitalant donor center or local blood drive. 

Participating in the virtual blood drive is easy. For Vitalant to track all of the donations at this virtual blood drive, please follow these steps:

1.            You will receive a response to “Schedule Now” to book your appointment at any Vitalant donor center (see attached list) or blood drive near you (See below)

2.            Prepare for your donation by eating a healthy meal and drinking plenty of water.  Remember to bring a photo ID with you.

3.            At the drive, give this Group Code (CU190022) to the person who conducts your mini-physical so we can count your donation.

4.            I you have any issues with scheduling please contact Dale at

Use Group Code: CU190022 to schedule an appointment! 

Vitalant is following all CDC and State protocol for all donations. Masks must be worn, temperatures are taken, sanitizing stations are present, and social distancing of 6 feet is used. Also, Vitalant is now testing blood donations for COVID-19 antibodies through the end of June 2021.


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