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Giving blood an essential service during COVID pandemic in Sonoma County

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Yes, you can give blood while under coronavirus restrictions.

While some may have assumed it’s not allowed or simply forgotten about it with no bloodmobiles out, Vitalant wants Sonoma County residents to know it is open and eager to take your blood.

Vitalant, formerly Blood Centers of the Pacific, remains open most days at its donor center at 3505 Industrial Drive in Santa Rosa. The organization accepts blood, plasma and platelets. Appointments are not required but recommended.

“This is definitely one of the ways you can help,” said marketing and communications manager Kevin Adler. “Blood donating is an essential health care activity you can do.”

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