New Rockford Transcript - Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

46 volunteers donate blood on July 22


August 12, 2019

New Rockford community hosted a blood drive with Vitalant, formerly United Blood Services, on July 22 at First Lutheran Church which helped collect a total of 54 units of blood products for patients in need.

A total of 46 individuals volunteered to donate blood and 40 individuals were able to donate at the Vitalant blood drive on July 22. A total of four 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 two people who volunteered for the first time.


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