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Backus to host blood drive

June 28, 2012

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital will host an American Red Cross Blood Drive on Friday, July 6 from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at 326 Washington Street in Norwich.

The Red Cross currently has an emergency need for blood and platelet donors of all blood types. In June, blood donations are down more than 10 percent across the country, with 50,000 fewer units of blood than expected.

To schedule an appointment to give blood, call (860) 889-8331, ext. 4211 or (800) RED-CROSS.