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T-shirts for Blood Donors on August 30! Donate blood and save up to three lives!

On Friday, August 30, Inova Blood Donor Services is hosting an event to boost the blood supply before Labor Day weekend.  Inova Blood Donor Services is inviting all donors to stop by, donate, and get a free T-shirt as thank you for their donation!  Make your appointment—Call 1-866-BLOODSAVES or visit www.inovablood.org/Love19.

Who: Inova Blood Donor Services

What: Labor of Love Event

When: Friday, August 30, 2019 – Regular Center Hours

Where: CentreMed Donor Center – Open 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Dulles Donor Center – Open 6 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Woodburn Donor Center – Open 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Photo ID Required.

Please allow one hour for your blood donation.
Allow at least 90-120 minutes for your platelet donation.  Please note: Platelet donors should not take aspirin or aspirin-based products 48 hours prior to donation.

*While Supplies Last. Donor must complete screening process on the event date at a center location to receive donor gift.

Inova is Northern Virginia’s leading nonprofit healthcare provider, employing more than 18,000 team members and serving more than 2 million individuals annually through an integrated network of hospitals, primary and specialty care practices, emergency and urgent care centers, outpatient services and destination institutes such as the Inova Heart and Vascular Institute, Inova Schar Cancer Institute and Inova Neuroscience and Spine Institute. Our mission is to provide world-class healthcare – every time, every touch – to each person in every community we have the privilege to serve.

Inova Blood Donor Services plays a critical role in the region by supporting the majority of hospitals in the Washington DC metro region, including all Inova hospitals, with a safe and adequate blood supply for patients in the diverse community we serve.  To support the needs of the region, Inova Blood Donor Services must collect 200 units a day from generous blood, platelet, plasma and double red cell donors. More information and statistics about Inova Blood Donor Services can be found at inovablood.org.

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