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North Collier Fire Control & Rescue Station 45 near Veteran's Park Blood/Plasma drive & antibody testing. Pre-registration for antibody testing is suggested at: www.northcollierfire.com. Donors are required to bring & wear face masks

DATE: Dec 12, 2020
TIME: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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From Immokalee Rd.-Turn and head south onto Veteran's Park Drive. Fire station entrance is on the right just before you reach Veteran's Park entrance.

1885 Veterans Park Dr.
Naples, FL
Directions: From Immokalee Rd. turn and head south onto Veteran's Park Drive. Fire station entrance is on the right just before you reach Veteran's Park entrance.

In response to urgent pleas from NCH Community Blood Center for donations of convalescent plasma from recovered COVID-19 patients, North Collier Fire Control & Rescue District has partnered with community organizations to conduct free COVID-19 antibody testing for those wishing to help those currently suffering from the virus. 

NCH Community Blood Center’s blood mobile will be on-site to take blood donations as well as whole blood convalescent plasma from qualified candidates; See criteria below. NCH Community Blood Center has recently issued an urgent need for all RH negative blood and COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma.

EVENT DETAILS

WHEN:    Fri. Dec..11 & Sat. Dec. 12, 2020:  9 a.m. – 2 p.m. (or until tests run out)

WHERE:  North Collier Fire Control & Rescue District Station 45 1885 Veterans Park Drive Naples, FL 34109

ANTIBODY TESTING REGISTRATION   Prior registration suggested. 
Visit www.NorthCollierFire.com & 
click on the Antibody Test Registration link on the home page.

WHOLE BLOOD CONVALESCENT PLASMA CANDIDATE PRE-QUALIFICATIONS
Candidates will need to meet the following criteria to qualify for whole blood convalescent plasma donation:

  • Meet regular blood donor eligibility criteria
  • Have been diagnosed with Covid-19 (either by a laboratory, antibody test, or clinical diagnosis)
  • Have been symptom free for at least 14 days
  • Minimum age 16 (with parent consent)
  • Minimum weight: 110 pounds
  • Have not been diagnosed with HIV, Hepatitis B or C.

ANTIBODY TEST RESULTS:      Available within 10 minutes

ANTIBODY TESTS ADMINISTERED BY:  North Collier Fire Rescue Personnel


All donor criteria:
-Donors must bring & wear a mask or facial covering 
-Only people actually donating blood will be permitted inside bloodmobile
-Minimum weight to donate: 110 pounds
-Minimum age: 16, with parent present
-Maximum age: none
-Photo ID is required
-Eat a meal prior to donating
-Be well hydrated with water on donation day