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Urgent plea for O positive plea from Lee Memorial Blood Center

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Urgent plea for O positive plea from Lee Memorial Blood Center

By FOX 4 Staff. CREATED Jan 30, 2013

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Lee Memorial Blood Center is asking the public for O positive blood donations. 

The Lee Memorial Health system is in urgent need of O positive blood, although all types of blood are welcome as 800 units of blood are used each week.  Lee County Health System services a 5-county radius.

Blood and blood products are not only needed in the trauma center but also to treat cancer patients, premature babies, anemia and the list goes on and on.

Call (239) 343-2333 to find a blood center or blood drive near you or visit their website for more information.  www.leememorial.org/bloodcenter/donation.asp