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Inland Northwest Blood Center fights 40 percent drop in blood donations

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SPOKANE, Wash. -

In the wake of a large decrease in donors, the Inland Northwest Blood Center is asking the community to donate blood. 

With the holidays just around the corner and the need for blood across the region increasing, the INBC faces a 40 percent decrease in donations and a possible blood shortage across the Inland Northwest. 

INBC is the only blood provider to over 35 hospitals across the region. To meet the needs of the Inland Northwest, they need 200 donors every day. 

In order to maintain their supply of blood, INBC is asking anyone eligible to donate. According to the INBC, regular donors are doing their best to maintain the blood supply, but an increased need forces them to call on new donors to help maintain a steady supply. 

To make an appointment, you can call 800-423-0151 or visit www.inbcsaves.org

Walk ins are also available at all INBC locations: 

  • Spokane: 210 West Cataldo (Monday, Friday – Sunday: 7 am – 3pm; Tuesday – Thursday: 11 am – 6 pm)
  • Coeur d’Alene: 405 W Neider Ave., Ste. 102 (Monday, Friday & Saturday: 7 am - 3 pm, Tuesday – Thursday: 11am – 6 pm)
  • Lewiston: 1213 21st Street (Monday & Friday: 7am - 3pm, Tuesday – Thursday: 11 am – 6 pm)
  • Spokane Valley: Valley Hospital (Monday: 1 pm – 6 pm, Saturday: 9am - 2pm)
  • North Spokane: 10403 N Newport Hwy., Ste. 1 (Thursday: 11 am – 6 pm, Friday – Sunday: 7 am – 3 pm)
  • Moses Lake: Samaritan Healthcare Admin Building (Monday, Tuesday & Saturday: 10 am – 5 pm)
  • Moscow: Gritman Medical Center (Wednesday: 10 am – 3 pm)
  • Pullman: 840 Bishop Blvd (Sunday & Monday: 7 am – 3 pm, Tuesday 11 am - 6 pm

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