Donors even get a mini-physical at their appointment to ensure they are healthy enough to donate that day. With complete privacy and confidentiality, medical screeners check donors’ temperature, blood pressure, pulse and hemoglobin beforehand.
As she nears her 14th year with Red Cross blood services, Gabby’s goal has always been and remains to take the best possibly care of donors.
“What blood donors do is important” says Gabby, “I want to make sure we take care of them and that we’re collecting the best and safest blood product possible.”
Gabby and her team must be doing something right, as she often sees donors return.