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Share the luck! Donate blood and save up to three lives!

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Inova Blood Donor Services is hosting its annual St Patrick’s Day event—this time extended to a three day event!  Share your life-saving blood and join in the fun between Friday, March 15, 2019, and Sunday, March 17, 2019, at any of the three Inova Blood Donor Center locations. All donors will receive a St. Patrick’s…

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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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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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Inova Blood Donor Services and Loudoun County Public Schools to Educate Students About Blood Donation

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Schools Adding Blood Donation Education to Curriculum Falls Church, VA – (July 8, 2011) – Beginning in September, public high schools across Loudoun County will have a new addition to the Health and Driver Education curriculum: blood donation and collection information. Currently, less than 38 percent of the general population is eligible to donate blood,…

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