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Blood donations needed for impacts of Hurricane Harvey

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Posted at 9:54 AM, Aug 25, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-25 18:55:31-04

Scott and White Blood Center in Temple is asking for people to donate blood, in order to address any urgent needs related to impacts from the hurricane's landfall. 

As the situation evolves, Scott and White Blood Center may extend hours for our donation center today or potentially tomorrow, Aug. 26.

They are asking members of the community to call our blood center today at 254-724-2430 or 254-724-2431 to make an appointment which helps our center expedite the donation process. 

Below is the statement from Baylor Scott and White Health: 

Our thoughts and prayers are with those who are in the path of the storm and all who may be affected. Our organization stands ready to assist, which may include receiving patient transfers from health care facilities along the coast, should it be necessary before, during or after the storm.

Several of our Central Texas facilities, including those in the College Station, Brenham and Austin areas, may be directly impacted. Over the past several days, these facilities have been preparing to protect the safety of our patients, physicians, staff, volunteers and visitors. For the latest status of our facilities, please visit news.bswhealth.com

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