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Halloween Blood Donation Event

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Sterling, VA – Blood Shortages are Scary! Help us boost the supply available for patients in our community and join us at our Halloween Center Event on October 31!!   As a thank you, all donors will receive a themed long-sleeved Halloween t-shirt*!  Plus, we’ll have special snacks (“Frankenfurters,” cupcakes and more!) and decorations! All blood…

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Media Advisory: Blood Inventory Low in Community, Inova Blood Donor Services Asks for Help

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Sterling, VA – Inova Blood Donor Services supplies the majority of local hospitals in the Washington, DC metro region.  Summertime is tough for the community’s blood supply, because donor turnout can be low due to vacations and activities with friends and family.  Blood products are used daily in hospitals to support patients who are in…

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Blood donors help save new moms’ lives

Life Force Five years ago, Alexis Carena had an MRI near the end of her first pregnancy to check for complications. A few days later, once the results were in, she was admitted to Inova Fairfax Hospital due to placenta accreta, which causes severe bleeding during delivery. She delivered her son soon after. “A blood…

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Media Advisory: Give Blood, Get Thanks

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Inova Blood Donor Services Holds “Black Friday” Event for Donors Give the gift of life this holiday season. Inova Blood Donor Services is hosting a “Black Friday” Donor Event Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday to ensure an adequate supply of blood during this busy time of year. There are three convenient donor centers participating:…

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