ATTENTION: Online appointment scheduling will be temporarily unavailable for scheduled maintenance on Sunday, December 11 from 12:00 AM ET until 6:00 AM ET.  To make a blood donation appointment during that time, please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).  Blood drive coordinators can contact their donor recruitment representative for assistance.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

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