HFM to host community blood drive Sept. 28

(Manitowoc, Wis., September 12, 2022) – Froedtert Holy Family Memorial Hospital is teaming up with Versiti Blood Center of Wisconsin to host a blood drive on Wednesday, Sept. 28, from 1 to 6 p.m., in the Manitowoc Conference Room.

Every three seconds, someone needs a blood donation. Eligible donors are encouraged to donate to help patients facing trauma and other life-threatening situations. Blood donors must be 16 years or older to donate and be in generally good health. Donors should bring a photo ID or blood donor card, eat a healthy meal and drink plenty of water before donating.

Appointments are encouraged; walk-ins are welcome. To schedule a blood donation appointment, visit hfmhealth.org/hfm-blood-drive or call 920-320-2243.

About Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin

The Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin regional health network is a partnership between Froedtert Health and the Medical College of Wisconsin supporting a shared mission of patient care, innovation, medical research and education. Our health network operates eastern Wisconsin's only academic medical center and adult Level I Trauma Center at Froedtert Hospital, Milwaukee, an internationally recognized training and research center engaged in thousands of clinical trials and studies. The Froedtert & MCW health network, which includes nine hospital locations, more than 2,000 physicians and more than 45 health centers and clinics, draws patients from throughout the Midwest and the nation. In our most recent fiscal year, outpatient visits were nearly 1.5 million, inpatient admissions to our hospitals were 55,085 and visits to our network physicians exceeded 1.1 million. For more information, visit froedtert.com.