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Winter storms and the flu aren’t just causing people to miss work and school. It also means they can’t keep their American Red Cross blood and platelet donation appointments. The Red Cross is urging healthy donors of all blood types to help maintain the blood supply for patients in need.

To make an appointment, download the free Red Cross Blood Donor app by visiting or calling 1.800.733.2767.

Upcoming blood donation opportunities in Dana Point:

Friday, Feb. 16: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Dana Point Library, 33841 Niguel Road

Friday, Feb. 23: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Surterre Properties, 33522 Niguel Rd, Suite 100

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