Donations down during National Volunteer Blood Donor Month

Local News

CENTRAL ILLINOIS (WCIA) — Blood donors are being recruited for the 50th anniversary of National Volunteer Blood Donor Month. Donation rates drop by about 20% during the holiday season.

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Weather worries, including snow and ice, led to cancellations of blood drives over the weekend, further challenging the stock for area blood centers. This week, donors will receive vouchers for a “Clover” t-shirt.

For more information, click here or call (800) 217 – 4483.

Carle Hospital Blood Drives:
Carle Forum Lobby
Thursday, January 16: 7:30 am – 1 pm
Friday, January 17: 11:30 am – 3:30 pm

Carle on Windsor
Friday, January 17: 11 am – 2 pm

Carle at the Fields
Room 108A
Friday, January 24: 9 am – 3 pm

Hoopeston Community
Carle Hoopeston Health Care
Tuesday, January 21: 3 pm – 6 pm

University of Illinois
Illini Union Room 314
Bloodmobile on Quad
Tuesday, January 21; Tuesday, January 28; Thursday, January 30
11:30 am – 4 pm

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