Mayo Clinic Minute: Why Donating Blood Matters

Oct 7, 2016 | Kimberly Schmidt | @kimberlyd

image-30114a320087There is always a constant need for blood donors in Olmsted County.

Mayo Clinic reporter Vivien Williams interviewed Justin Kreuter, M.D., Director of Mayo’s Blood Donor Center, to talk about blood donation, why blood is often in short supply, and they also visited the Blood Donor Center in the Hilton Building to see donors and staff in action.

Watch the 55-second clip.

Schedule an Appointment Today
Mayo Clinic offers three permanent donor sites. Click here for hours. Call the sites below or email to schedule an appointment. Or, visit a blood drive in your neighborhood.

  • Hilton Building
  • Mayo Clinic Hospital, Saint Marys Campus
  • IBM
    507-253-7545 (for all businesses on IBM property).

Interested in more newsfeed posts like this? Go to the Blood Donor Program blog.

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