Vitalant calls on Donors to help now during critical blood shortage

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Published: May. 21, 2020 at 9:39 AM MDT
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Vitalant- the nation's largest nonprofit, independent blood collector- has declared a critical blood shortage impacted by COVID-19. They say all blood types are needed.

As surgeries and other medical procedures have resumed, a 25% increase in a demand for blood has been seen the past few weeks.

Donors are strongly urged to give blood as soon as possible by calling 303.363.2300 or clicking


Donation centers across Colorado will open on Memorial Day, May 25. All donation center hours are 8 a.m.- 1:30 p.m.

- Lowry (Denver)

717 Yosemite St.


3113 28th St.

-Highlands Ranch

541 W Highlands Ranch Parkway

-Colorado Springs

3670 Austin Bluffs Parkway, Suite 110


10259 S. Parker Rd., Suite 104

- Southwest Littleton

5066 S. Wadsworth Blvd. Suite 111


960 W. 124th Ave.

Donors and staff are required to wear a face covering. Appointments are preferred.

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