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Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center Community Blood Drive – Oct. 2020

October 1, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center is hosting a community blood drive in memory of Tabita, R.N. Wear something blue if you can – Tabita’s favorite color.

Schedule an Appointment

Appointments are strongly recommended to help maintain social distancing.

  • Please visit and enter Sponsor Code PSH St. Joseph or call 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or Beth Frey at 610-378-2187.
  • Streamline your donation experience and save up to 15 minutes by visiting to complete your pre-donation reading and health history questions on the day of your appointment.
  • Please remember to wear your mask and bring photo ID to your blood drive appointment.
  • Snacks and refreshments provided.

Donation Safety Protocols

American Red Cross employees have implemented added precautions to ensure blood drives and donation centers are safe for donors and staff, including:

  • Requiring face coverings or masks
  • Having hand sanitizer available
  • Spacing beds 6 feet apart
  • Having hand sanitizer available
  • Wiping down donor touched areas

Note: The Red Cross is following FDA blood donation eligibility guidance for those who have received a COVID-19 vaccination. If you receive a vaccine, knowing the name of the manufacturer (e.g. Pfizer, Moderna or Johnson and Johnson) is important in determining your eligibility. In most cases, there’s no deferral time if you have received a vaccine. Learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine and blood donation.


October 1
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
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Franciscan Room – Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center
2500 Bernville Road
Reading, PA 19605 United States
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