Saturday, March 2, 2024

Donors urged to help the Red Cross maintain blood supply

Severe winter weather, flu disrupting blood donations


CHELAN / WATERVILLE - Winter storms and the flu don’t just mean a lot of people are missing work and school – it also means they can’t keep their American Red Cross blood and platelet donation appointments. The Red Cross is urging healthy donors of all blood types to roll up a sleeve to help maintain the blood supply for patients in need.
Make an appointment to donate this winter by downloading the free Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting or calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).
Upcoming blood donation opportunities Feb. 16-28
Feb. 21: 12 Noon - 6 p.m., Lake ChelanUnited Methodist Church Chelan, corner of  206 North Emerson and Johnson Avenue.
Feb. 20: 12:30 - 5:30 p.m., Wenatchee Community Center, 504 S. Chelan Avenue
Feb. 28: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Wenatchee Valley College, 1300 Fifth Street
East Wenatchee
Feb. 19: 1 - 7 p.m., Holy Apostles Catholic Church, 1315-8th NE
Feb.22: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., North Central Washington District Fair, 601 North Monroe
How to donate blood
Simply download the American Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) to make an appointment or for more information.

Chelan, Waterville, Red Cross, Blood supply


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