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New Rockford's blood drive brings in 39 volunteers


June 17, 2019

The New Rockford community hosted a blood drive with Vitalant, formerly United Blood Services, on May 23 at First Lutheran Church, which helped collect a total of 41 units of blood products for patients in need.

A total of 39 individuals volunteered to donate blood and 34 individuals were able to donate at the Vitalant blood drive on May 23. Six donors also came forward to donate Power Red Cells (2RBC) which collects two units of red blood cells while returning platelets, plasma and a saline solution back to the donor. There were five people who volunteered for the first time.

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