Rotary, ERMC and Red Cross hold blood drive
Have heart; give blood!
The Eaton Rapids Rotary Club is partnering with the Eaton Rapids Medical Center and the American Red Cross to hold a blood drive on Tuesday, February 19th from 12:00 - 5:45 p.m. in the main conference room of the Medical Center. The need for blood is constant. According to the Red Cross, every two seconds, someone in the United States needs blood. Each day approximately 44,000 units of blood are needed for patients in the United States. Donors must be healthy, at least 17 years old (or 16 with parental consent) and meet height and weight requirements. Donors are also asked to bring identification and know the names of medications they are taking.
Eaton Rapids Medical Center is located at 1500 South Main Street in Eaton Rapids. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please visit RedCrossBlood.org, sponsor code ERMC. Walk-in donors are also welcome. To schedule an appointment by phone or for more information about Rotary service projects call Lindsay at 517.663.9524.
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Girl Scouts cheer up sick children
Girl Scouts from Troop #30293 delivered a bag full of stuffed animals and books to Eaton Rapids Medical Center last week. They collected the items for caregivers to give to sick children in the Emergency Department. Eaton Rapids Medical Center is grateful for the support wonderful service organizations such as the Girl Scouts.
Article posted on January 21, 2013. - Article Permalink
Emergency Department starts Mitten Tree
Give what you can, take what you need.
Eaton Rapids Medical Center employees have decorated the tree in the Emergency Department lobby with warm winter clothes for our neighbors in need. Please help yourself to any of the items. If you would like to contribute, please bring in clean, gently used or new mittens, gloves and hats of all sizes to add to the tree.
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