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Calling Blood Donors in Port Pirie.

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The Australian Red Cross will be in Port Pirie for a blood donation drive from 18-21st of January.

The Red Cross mobile blood donation van will be set up at Port Pirie Aquatic & Leisure Centre.

Appointment is recommended to avoid long waits.

The process is a small part of your day but can have a huge impact on others.

People of all walks of life need blood products. Some need it to get them through a serious event in their lives, like cancer or a difficult pregnancy. Others have medical conditions which mean they need blood products regularly to stay alive or be healthy.

Every day more than 5,000 Australians give blood at a Lifeblood donor centre. It's your chance to relax, enjoy a free snack – and feel great knowing that you're saving lives.

If you’re between the ages of 18-76, healthy and weigh over 50kgs you may be eligible to donate blood.

Check your eligibility here. 

Book an appointment here.

Source: Australian Red Cross

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