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Saturday, July 13, 2024

Donate and encourage others to provide a gift of life


Have you donated a gift of life lately? An emergency blood shortage now exists. During blood shortages, essential medical procedures may be delayed and distributions to hospitals of some of the most transfused blood types are being limited now. The American Red Cross urges the need for everyone’s help to alleviate the shortage and ensure lifesaving medical procedures are not delayed. Donate and encourage others to provide a gift of life.

Donate blood, double red cells, or platelets at Versiti Blood Center of Illinois, located at 1297 S. Naper Boulevard. Open 7 days per week.

Also note the Vitalant Naperville Blood Donation Center is located at 2764 Aurora Avenue, open Tuesday through Saturday.

Watch for notices of local blood drives.

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