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PADUCAH – Whether or not it is blood, plasma or platelets, the American Purple Cross is asking so that you can donate, particularly throughout this vacation season.

Leaders with the American Purple Cross say they’ve had fewer donations this fall than the final ten years. They’re hopeful that issues will change.



Mykah Mahan is donating his platelets and plasma. He is been giving what he can about each two to 4 weeks.

He does not consider himself as significantly particular as a result of he donates, however he does really feel nice about serving to individuals.

“I imply, it feels good,” mentioned Mahan. “I do not stroll round and brag about it. I feel it is a good factor to do on the facet.”

This good gesture began with a easy request to make an appointment.

“I acquired a name someday they usually simply requested me , hey would you prefer to donate platelets and I mentioned, certain why not so I gave it a try to thought it was a good suggestion,” mentioned Mahan.



Leaders from the Red Cross say they've seen lower donations this fall compared to the last ten years

The native American Purple Cross encourages you to make appointments to guarantee that the method of donating blood runs easily.

These appointments are the beginning factors to assist individuals like most cancers sufferers, accident victims and those that are in surgical procedure.

However throughout this flu season particularly, it may be harder to provide. Extra individuals sick means probably fewer donations.

Which means those that are feeling okay have to step up.

“When these issues begin to hit, then it takes wholesome individuals out of the image so to talk of with the ability to donate so it is actually essential for individuals to return out if they’re wholesome and assist some or else that may’t assist themselves,” mentioned Anthony Tinin with the American Purple Cross.

However leaders are hopeful that folks like Mykah Mahan will give again.

They are saying that donors of all blood varieties are wanted. Nonetheless, these with Kind O damaging blood are critically essential. They’re the common donors.

There’s a blood donation taking place tomorrow in Paducah together with the month of December.



During this flu season, it might be difficult to give

Tomorrow, it will likely be on the Paducah Blood Donation Heart from 8:45 a.m. to three:45 p.m.

The subesequent blood drive dates are compiled beneath.

12/2/2021: 11:45 a.m. – 6:45 p.m., Paducah Blood Donation Heart, 4635 Falconcrest Drive

12/3/2021: 8:45 a.m. – 3:15 p.m., Paducah Blood Donation Heart, 4635 Falconcrest Drive

12/4/2021: 7:45 a.m. – 2:45 p.m., Paducah Blood Donation Heart, 4635 Falconcrest Drive

12/5/2021: 7:45 a.m. – 2:15 p.m., Paducah Blood Donation Heart, 4635 Falconcrest Drive

12/6/2021: 11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., First Christian Church, 415 Audubon Drive

12/6/2021: 11:45 a.m. – 6:45 p.m., Paducah Blood Donation Heart, 4635 Falconcrest Drive

12/7/2021: 8:45 a.m. – 3:45 p.m., Paducah Blood Donation Heart, 4635 Falconcrest Drive

12/9/2021: 11:45 a.m. – 6:45 p.m., Paducah Blood Donation Heart, 4635 Falconcrest Drive

12/10/2021: 8:45 a.m. – 3:15 p.m., Paducah Blood Donation Heart, 4635 Falconcrest Drive

12/11/2021: 7:45 a.m. – 2:45 p.m., Paducah Blood Donation Heart, 4635 Falconcrest Drive

12/12/2021: 7:45 a.m. – 2:15 p.m., Paducah Blood Donation Heart, 4635 Falconcrest Drive

12/13/2021: 11:45 a.m. – 6:45 p.m., Paducah Blood Donation Heart, 4635 Falconcrest Drive

12/14/2021: 8:45 a.m. – 3:45 p.m., Paducah Blood Donation Heart, 4635 Falconcrest Drive

12/15/2021: 2:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Lone Oak Church of Christ, 2960 Lone Oak Street

12/16/2021: 11:45 a.m. – 6:45 p.m., Paducah Blood Donation Heart, 4635 Falconcrest Drive

12/17/2021: 8:45 a.m. – 3:45 p.m., Paducah Blood Donation Heart, 4635 Falconcrest Drive

12/18/2021: 7:45 a.m. – 2:45 p.m., Paducah Blood Donation Heart, 4635 Falconcrest Drive

12/19/2021: 7:45 a.m. – 2:15 p.m., Paducah Blood Donation Heart, 4635 Falconcrest Drive

12/20/2021: 11:45 a.m. – 6:45 p.m., Paducah Blood Donation Heart, 4635 Falconcrest Drive

12/21/2021: 8:45 a.m. – 3:45 p.m., Paducah Blood Donation Heart, 4635 Falconcrest Drive

12/23/2021: 11:45 a.m. – 6:45 p.m., Paducah Blood Donation Heart, 4635 Falconcrest Drive

12/24/2021: 8:45 a.m. – 3:45 p.m., Paducah Blood Donation Heart, 4635 Falconcrest Drive

12/26/2021: 7:45 a.m. – 2:15 p.m., Paducah Blood Donation Heart, 4635 Falconcrest Drive

12/27/2021: 11:45 a.m. – 7:30 p.m., Paducah Blood Donation Heart, 4635 Falconcrest Drive

12/28/2021: 12 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Paducah Blood Donation Heart, 4635 Falconcrest Drive

12/30/2021: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., Harmony United Methodist Church, 5178 Hinkleville Street

12/30/2021: 11:45 a.m. – 6:45 p.m., Paducah Blood Donation Heart, 4635 Falconcrest Drive

12/31/2021: 8:45 a.m. – 3:45 p.m., Paducah Blood Donation Heart, 4635 Falconcrest Drive

12/31/2021: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., Harmony United Methodist Church, 5178 Hinkleville Street

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