O positive blood donors needed

Consider donating blood at the DeGowin blood drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, in the Fountain Lobby, Elevator C, Level 1).

Due to high usage, the UI DeGowin Blood Center is in specific need of O positive blood donors.

Appointments are encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome. Sign up for an appointment at uihc.org/degowin or call 319-356-2058.

With prior authorization from your supervisor, employees are allowed up to one hour for whole blood and two hours for platelet donations without reduction in pay or benefits.

Please help support the transfusion needs of the patients at UI Hospitals and Clinics. Approximately 24,000 blood products are transfused each year.