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As trauma season looms, it's time for blood donors to step up and donate with LifeServe Blood Center to make sure blood is on the shelf when it's needed!

Community medical leaders have called summer trauma season due to increased visits to local emergency rooms. Summer travel, outdoor activities, and home improvement projects all unfortunately lead to an increased need for blood.

Blood donated with LifeServe will stay in your neighborhood. Join us at a community blood drive in your area. Appointments are required.

  • Virginia Gay Hospital and Vinton Community Blood Drive, Tuesday, May 25, 2021 from 1:45 PM - 5:30 PM at Virginia Gay Hospital, 502 N 9th Ave.

Schedule a blood donation appointment online at or call 800.287.4903.

To help ensure the safety of blood donors and team members during this COVID-19 pandemic, LifeServe is enforcing several precautionary measures. Appointments are required. Donors who do not have an appointment will not be able to give blood. Blood donors should pre-screen themselves for fever prior to appointments. Only donors with temperatures under 99.5 will be allowed to donate. Blood donors are required to wear a mask for the duration of their appointment. Donors who do not have masks will be provided with one.

LifeServe Blood Center is a non-profit, community based blood center that has served the needs of local hospitals and patients in our regions since 1963. As one of the 15 largest blood centers in the country, LifeServe Blood Center is the SOLE provider of blood and blood products to more than 120 hospitals located across Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota. LifeServe is committed to saving lives by providing premier service to volunteer blood donors and access to a safe, quality blood supply for hospitals and patients. Your donation with LifeServe will help save your neighbor, a friend or family member or a stranger on the street. YOU make a difference in YOUR community.

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