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Local Blood Donations Impacted by Today's Snow Storm
Date:3/2/2009

The American Red Cross is asking blood donors to respond

PHILADELPHIA, March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today's snowstorm has impacted blood donations in the Philadelphia area. Many area blood drives were cancelled or postponed and a majority of blood donors could not honor their appointments, resulting in a loss of more than two-thirds of American Red Cross, Penn-Jersey Region scheduled blood donations for the day.

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The Penn-Jersey Region was scheduled to collect over 1,200 units of blood today, however due to the inclement weather throughout the region over 800 units have already been cancelled. This has the potential to negatively affect the ability of the Red Cross to provide blood and blood products to local hospitals.

The American Red Cross is asking people to donate blood at area blood drives and donation centers over the next four days to help make up for today's lost donations.

"This is a serious situation that can only be resolved by the willingness of people in our community to step forward and give blood for others in need," says Brigid O'Neill-LaGier, Chief Executive Officer of the American Red Cross, Penn-Jersey Blood Services Region. "We are asking people who were scheduled to give blood today and can't make it to reschedule their donation as soon as possible in order for blood to be available for each and every patient."

To ensure that patient needs are not compromised, the Penn-Jersey Region urgently asks all scheduled donors to make every effort to keep their scheduled appointments and encourages those who are not currently scheduled to call 1-800-GIVE LIFE (1-800-448-3543) for an immediate appointment. A call to action is sent to all members of the community
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