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Blood Donations Needed as Cancer Patients Resume Care After Challenging Year

 

Last updated 6/9/2021 at 11:29am



Upcoming Blood Drives

BLAIR COUNTY

Altoona

• June 10: 12:30 p.m. - 6 p.m., Hampton Inn, 180 Charlotte Drive

The American Red Cross and the American Cancer Society have teamed up this June to encourage people across the country to “Give Blood to Give Time” and help ensure loved ones have the strength and support they need as they undergo cancer treatment.

According to the American Cancer Society, many patient visits and procedures were forced to delay or cancel early in the pandemic to reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19. With procedures resuming, blood donations are critical for...



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