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Colorado Blood Bank Supply Dips to Dangerous Levels

By: KKTV
By: KKTV

Bonfils Blood Center says they need people to donate blood and help replenish the state's blood supply before the summer season starts.

Blood donations tend to drop during the summer months, but the blood center says a combination of low donation levels since March and a higher demand from hospitals has resulted in a dangerous situation.

Bonfils says they need people of all blood types to donate in order to get the state's blood supply "back to a stable level."

There are several blood drives taking place across Colorado in the next few days.

May 23
Pueblo West
Pueblo West Library at 298 S. Joe Martinez Blvd
(11 a.m. to 12:10 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.)

Evergreen
Evergreen Library at 5000 Hwy 73
(11 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

Loveland
Walmart at 1325 N. Denver Ave (8:30 a.m. to 10:10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

Highlands Ranch
Walmart at 6675 Business Center Drive
(11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)

May 24
Longmont
Farmers Market at 9595 Nelson Road
(8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.)

Broomfield
Paul Derda Rec Center at 13201 Lowell Blvd
(8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.)

Black Hawk
Gilpin County Rec Center at 250 Norton Road
(9 a.m. to 10:40 a.m. and 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.)

May 25
Brighton
Northern Hills Christian Church at 5061 E. 160th Ave
(8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.)

Evergreen
Buchanan Rec Center at 32003 Ellingwood Trail
(8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.)

Castle Rock
Walmart at 4400 Front Street
(8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.)

Pueblo
Shrine of St. Therese at 300 Goodnight Ave
(8 a.m. to 12 p.m.)


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