Donors Needed for Blood Drive in SeaTac Monday, Feb. 4

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Event:
Donors Needed for Blood Drive in SeaTac Monday, Feb. 4
Date:
February 4, 2013
Category:
Updated:
February 3, 2013
Venue:
Peace of Prince Lutheran Church
Address:
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19030 8th. Ave. South, SeaTac, WA, United States

A Blood Drive will be held at Peace of Prince Lutheran Church in SeaTac on Monday, Feb. 4th, and donors are needed.

This is a walk-in event – no appointments are necessary – and will be in the Fellowship Hall of Prince of Peace Lutheran, located at 19030 8th. Ave. S. in SeaTac.

Please note earlier than usual blood drive hours:

  • 12:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. (closed 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm)

Blood center employees were notified of the following patients receiving blood transfusions this past week:

  • A 30 year old male at a local hospital underwent open heart surgery and needed 10 red blood cell units, 18 plasma units and 6 platelet units.
  • A 35 year old female needed 10 red blood cell units and 6 plasma units after hemorrhaging following a routine C-section.
  • A 60 year old male has so far used 12 red blood cell units, 11 plasma units and 1 platelet unit while undergoing a liver transplant.

Puget Sound Blood Center donors saved the lives of the above patients.

For questions on eligibility please call 1-800-DONATE-1 extension 2543 or e-mail clinicalprogram@psbc.org.