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Sign up now to donate blood and save lives on Tuesday, March 3, 2020.  All donors who donate at Dulles Donor Center or Woodburn Center will receive a bobblehead* as a thank you for their donation.  All donors will be automatically entered to win a pair of SUITE tickets** to the Washington Capitals game on…

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Make time to give blood on Black Friday, November 29, and get a $10 gift card as a thank-you gift!  Gift card choices include: Amazon, Target, Home Depot, Best Buy and Starbucks.  The Black Friday Donation event is taking place at three Inova Blood Donor Centers across Northern Virginia and appointments are filling up fast.…

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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…

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World Sickle Cell Day is on Wednesday, June 19th.  Sickle Cell Disease affects more than 700,000 people in the United States.  Their red blood cells are shaped like sickles instead of normal biconcave, disc-shaped red cells.  Normal shaped red cells travel through veins of people easily, whereas the abnormally shaped “sickle” cells may block blood…

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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 trauma, actively…

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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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