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Red Cross urges donors of all blood types to help maintain a diverse supply


Last updated 10/6/2017 at Noon

ANZA – The American Red Cross will host a blood drive, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 9, at Hamilton High School, 57430 Mitchell Road, in Anza.

The American Red Cross urges eligible donors of all races and ethnicities to give blood to help ensure a diverse blood supply for patients in need. Some blood types are unique to certain racial and ethnic groups, so a diverse blood supply is important to meeting the medical needs of an increasingly diverse patient population.

Patients who need repeated transfusions, like 11-year-old Tymia McCullough who has sickle cell disease, must have b...

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