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Community Guide

General Announcements:

Do you know of an community event that we should list here? Are you involved in a charitable organization and looking to get the word out about a fundraising event? 

Please contact matt
@kssc.ca so we can post it on our Community Guide!

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With 41 permanent locations and 19,000 clinics held annually across the country, chances are there's a clinic near you. Visit blood.ca to find a complete listing of blood donor clinics in your area. You can make an appointment to donate by calling 1-888-2-DONATE.

 

Canadian Blood Services understands your lives are busy. If you find that you are unable make your appointment for any reason, please call 1 888 2 DONATE (1 888 236-6283) and reschedule. This way we can try and offer your spot to someone else.

 

Canadian Blood Service host mobile clinic in various parts of the city. However, most convenient is our Blood Donor Clinic located on 797 Princess Street, Suite 100 in Kingston. Hours of operation for this location are as follows:

 

Tuesday & Wednesday: 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Monday & Friday - Community Clinics - Call for details

Every time you make an appointment to donate blood you could potentially be saving three lives. Call 1-888-2-DONATE and make and appointment at our Carling Avenue location to donate today!

Giving blood is a great way for busy and active people to give back to their community without having to invest a lot of time.

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Researchers at Queen's University (Kingston, ON) are currently conducting a study about health messages for men.

We are recruiting men between the ages of 25 and 45 years to participate in this study.  Eligible participants will receive up to $15 and be entered in a draw to win 1 of 4 $500 gift certificates to local home improvement stores (i.e. Canadian Tire, Home Depot, Home Hardware, Lowe's, and RONA).

This study is done completely online. 

If you are interested in participating, please visit the following website: 
www.menshealthstudy.yolasite.com 

If you would like more information about this study, please e-mail or call the researchers:

E-mail: messaging.and.motion@queensu.ca

Phone: Alex at 613-533-6000 x74699

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Check out these safetyl tips for protecting against skin Infections from the KFL&A Public Health

http://www.kflapublichealth.ca/Files/Resources/Protect_Against_Skin_Infections.pdf

Here are some more Summer Physical Activity and Heat Safety Tips

http://www.kflapublichealth.ca/Files/Resources/223_summer_heat_safety_tips.pdf

For more information check out: http://www.kflapublichealth.ca/Default.aspx