Teton Therapy in Lander Hosting a Blood Drive

Have you donated blood yet this year? Teton Therapy in Lander is hosting a blood drive on Thursday, July 28th between the hours of 10:00AM and 1:30pm. To set up an appointment, call Kristen at the Lander office at 307-332-2230, or walk in any time between those hours! *Did you know?* - Each year- more than 4 million American depend on blood transfusions for their lives. There's only one source of blood for these patients in area hospitals- volunteer blood donors. - Area patient needs require approximately 1500 units of blood per week to serve hospitals in Wyoming and surrounding states. - Every two seconds someone needs blood - Historically, shortages of all blood types occur during the summer and around major holidays, although shortages can occur anytime. - If all blood donors gave at least twice a year, it would help curb blood shortages - Anyone who is in good health, at least 16 years old, and weighs at least 110 pounds can donate blood every 56 days. - Studies indicate that up to 90% of the population will use blood before the age of 72 - Type "O" blood is universal and used in over 1/2 of all emergencies every day *Remember!* Eat well and drink plenty of fluids before you donate. Donate and be someone’s hero! #tetontherapy #sponsored #county10 #news