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January declared National Blood Donor Month in Corpus Christi

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CORPUS CHRISTI - January has been declared National Blood Donor Month in Corpus Christi.  Wednesday morning, Mayor Joe McComb along with other city officials made the proclamation.  

President and CEO of the Coastal Bend Blood Center, Lynn Hipp, also reminded residents why donating blood, especially during the Winter months, is so important.

“We encourage people, if you’re healthy, especially now with the flu going around, if you’re healthy, please come in and donate and support our community,” said Hipp.

There are several upcoming events for residents to donate blood, as well as locations where the Bloodmobile will be making visits to collect blood donations.

For more information on these events, please visit the Coastal Bend Blood Center website.

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