Blood Drive Results

 

Cheryl Wright

Vickie McCloy first to donate using new Power Red machine

It was a good day for blood collections on May 17! There were 38 donors registered and 39 units collected on a goal of 36. The collected units were transported to Great Falls to begin the separation process (Red Cells. Platelets and Plasma). This process finished on Saturday night May 20th, providing 117 lifesaving products for distribution to hospital patients Sunday morning.

For the first time, the Red Cross Team brought a Power Red machine. A Power Red donation is similar to a whole blood donation, except a special machine is used to allow you to safely donate two units of red...



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