SUNY Canton hosting two-day spring blood drive April 20-21
CANTON — SUNY Canton will be trying to top its blood donation goals again at a two-day spring drive.
The college's Beta Sigma Zeta Sorority, Inc., will host an American Red Cross Blood Drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 20 and 21 in Dana Hall. Donors are encouraged to schedule an appointment prior to the dates available by visiting the Red Cross Blood Services website for available times.During the college's most recent blood drive, donors stepped up to give 113% of goals with 26 units collected. Those donations had the potential to save 78 lives. The college has held 86 total drives and collected nearly 4,000 units.
Donors can also download the Red Cross Blood Donor App and join SUNY Canton to track their donation's impact. The day of the drive, they can save time by completing the rapid pass in the blood donor app. Following the drive, donors can track their blood journey to where it was used. For a limited time, the Red Cross is testing for COVID-19 antibodies with results available through the Red Cross app.