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Signal activated that indicates a higher need for blood

Blood Signal. This image represents a higher state of alert by Canadian Blood Services.

Canadian Blood Services are putting out an urgent call for blood donations by activating it’s Blood Signal from June 3 to June 16.

The summer months are one of the high demand periods for blood. By using the signal the message is to donate now.

Only 3.5% of eligible adults donate blood.

Locations and dates to give:

Wednesday, June 12
Chatham St. Joseph’s Parish Centre
Noon to 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, June 15
Chatham Polish Canadian Club
9 a.m. to Noon

Monday, June 24
Dresden Arena
5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Friday, June 28
Chatham Wish Centre
9 a.m. to Noon

To book an appointment, go online to or call 1 888 2 DONATE (1-888-236-6283). Making an appointment now will help lay the foundation for strong blood collections that will meet patient needs this summer.

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