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Upcoming blood clinic on campus: October 3‑5,

Posted by Dalhousie Blood Society in association with Canadian Blood Services on September 20, 2023 in General Announcements

Clinic Info:

Dalhousie Blood Donation Clinic

Student Union Building - McInnes Room

6136 University Ave, Halifax, NS B3H 4R2

Oct. 3rd: 12:00 - 3:00, 5:00 - 8:00

Oct. 4th: 12:00 - 3:00, 5:00 - 8:00

Oct. 5th: 10:00 - 2:00

To make an appointment:

Call 1-888-2DONATE, visit or download the “Give Blood” App available on iTunes or Google Play. Make sure to select Dalhousie University Student Union Building as your appointment location.


For more information regarding eligibility, please visit or call 1-888-2DONATE


Before you donate:

· Get a good night's sleep the day before your donation.

· Make sure you have eaten something before arriving; iron-rich foods are an excellent choice. Avoid fatty foods.

· Stay well hydrated: start drinking 1-2 litres of water in the days before your donation and at least 1 litre the day of your donation.

· Ensure you are feeling well the day you donate.

· Bring your Blood Donor Card or government-issued photo ID.

After you donate:

· Drink plenty of water to restore your blood volume.

· Avoid strenuous activity for 6-8 hours and heavy lifting 24 hours after your donation.

· Remember to claim your complimentary post-donation snacks!