Article Source: Vitalant.org
Ensure Blood Is Available for Patients Throughout the Year
Patient Need Never Ends
summer months are around the corner and we think this one may be like
no other when it comes to blood need. Following many weeks of postponed
elective surgeries, we are anticipating an increase in the need for
blood as those surgeries are rescheduled during the summer months and
If you belong to a group, business, church or other
organization with at least 1,400 square feet of inside space, please
consider hosting a blood drive this summer.
https://www.vitalant.org/Engage/Host-a-Blood-Drive.aspxIF you are healthy
, take the time now to schedule out your future donations for this June and the rest of the year.
Remember: book future appointments at least 56 days apart for whole blood donations.
the blood already on hospital shelves that help patients when they need
it. Because blood is perishable, we must plan ahead—even as we take
care of current patient needs—for future emergencies and other
With your help, we will look back on this period and know that as a community we banded together with empathy,
heart and forethought. We can get through this unprecedented period together.
Read more about Vitalant’s response to COVID-19.
Call 877-258-4825 to make an appointment.
Vitalant is the new name for Blood Centers of the Pacific.
you have been told previously by Vitalant or another blood center that
you should never donate blood, please disregard this message. If you
recently made a blood donation, or if you have already scheduled an
appointment to donate blood, please accept our thanks on behalf of the
patients whose lives you may have touched.
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