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Emergency call for blood donations

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The American Red Cross has issued an emergency call for blood and platelet donors after about 61,000 fewer donations were given the past two months. 

Donations are seriously needed so patients can continue to receive lifesaving treatments.

You may help by scheduling an appointment to donate. You may use the free Blood Donor App, redcrossblood.org, or call 1-800- RED CROSS.

There are also various donation blood drives coming to the area:

Cedar Falls

7/18/2017: 12 p.m. - 5 p.m., Nazareth Lutheran Church, 7401 University Ave

7/20/2017: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m., Community Center, 528 Main St.

7/28/2017: 12 p.m. - 5 p.m., Hilton Garden Inn, 7213 Nordic Dr.

Waterloo

7/5/2017: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., Waterloo Blood Donation Center, 2530 University Ave

7/11/2017: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., Blessed Sacrament Church, 650 Stephan Ave.

7/12/2017: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., Waterloo Blood Donation Center, 2530 University Ave

7/14/2017: 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., St Edward Church, 1423 Kimball Ave

7/19/2017: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., Waterloo Blood Donation Center, 2530 University Ave

7/26/2017: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., Waterloo Blood Donation Center, 2530 University Ave

7/26/2017: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., Our Savior Lutheran Church Waterloo, 420 Harwood

7/27/2017: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Covenant Medical Center, 3421 W Ninth St

8/2/2017: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., Waterloo Blood Donation Center, 2530 University Ave

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