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Save lives by donating blood at next community drive

Monday, January 28, 2013

More than 3,000 units of blood are needed each week to maintain an adequate blood supply in our community and to meet rising transfusion demands across the country.

As of Friday, LifeServe Blood Center reported a less than two-day supply for O Positive, O Negative, A Positive, A Negative, B Negative, AB Positive and AB Negative.

The Center also reported a two to three day supply of B Positive.

Donating blood is safe, easy, and a great volunteer opportunity.

You can give back to your community and help save the lives of hospital patients in need by donating blood.

Be a contributor in your community and schedule your blood donation at the next Storm Lake Blood Drive.

The blood drive will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013 from 12:30 PM - 6:00 PM in the Bloodmobile at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center Specialty Clinic, 1525 West 5th.

The Blood Center of Iowa joined operations with Siouxland Community Blood Bank in April 2010 to become LifeServe Blood Center.

As one of the 15th largest blood centers in the country, LifeServe Blood Center provides blood and blood products to more than 90 hospitals located across Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota.

LifeServe is committed to providing premier service to volunteer blood donors and access to a safe, quality blood supply for hospitals and patients.

For more information about blood donation or to schedule an appointment to donate blood, call 800.287.4903 or visit www.lifeservebloodcenter.org.