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New Day for Platelet Donations

Arizona Blood Services Region

July 7, 2010

The Arizona Blood Services Region of the American Red Cross announced today a partial change in operating hours for its blood donor center at the Foothills Mall at 7401 N. La Cholla Blvd. in Tucson.  

Effective July 13, 2010 the center will be open for platelet donations from 6:45 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. on Tuesdays and closed for platelet donations on Wednesdays.  

The change does not apply to whole blood donations at the Foothills Mall blood donor center.  Whole blood donations are accepted on a different schedule from platelet donations.  

The organization’s operating hours remain unchanged at its Broadway Blood Donor Center at 7139 E. Broadway in Tucson.  

For more information about blood donations in Arizona, call 1-800-RED CROSS.