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Blood donations needed

There's a drastic decline in donors during the summer months.

Posted: Wed Jul 11 20:42:59 PDT 2018
Updated: Wed Jul 11 20:42:59 PDT 2018

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shortage-vo-3 a drastic decline in donors means the american red cross is encouraging people to give blood during the summer months. blood shortage-vo-1 lowerthird2line:need to give blood mason city, ia they say it's because those who give regularly often delay this time of year due to vacation plans...and blood drives are sometimes hard to schedule. jon danielson is in charge of scheduling blood drives with the mason city-based life serve...which also sees shortages during the summertime. he says it's always important to give blood - regardless of time of year.xxx blood shortage-sot-1 lowerthird2line:jon danielson lifeserve "here we do whole blood. people can donate here, they can do a whole blood donation, they do platelets and plasma. if they want to call us and set up a time, that's great. also, if they want to walk in, that's certainly welcome." the american red cross says while about 38 percent of the population is able to give blood - less than 10 percent of those eligible actually do. an execution
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