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Lee Health in need of blood donations

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Posted at 3:57 PM, Jan 30, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-30 15:57:14-05

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Lee Health says they need people to donate blood in order to replenish supply levels.

As home to the region's, only trauma center, Lee Health says it's important to keep blood in supply in order to care for patients needing an urgent transfusion. Blood is also used to treat cancer patients, premature babies, anemia and other conditions.

Lee Health says about 800 units of blood per week.

During the month of February, Lee Health Mobile will be at several locations throughout Southwest Florida to collect blood donations.

Here's a list of those dates and locations:

2/1/21 – Lee Health Cardiology, 13340 Metro Pkwy., Fort Myers, 2 p.m.–5 p.m.
2/2/21 – Royal Shell Real Estate, 1870 Clayton Court, Fort Myers, 1 a.m.–2 p.m.
2/4/21 – SWFL Public Service Academy, 4312 Michigan Ave, Fort Myers, 7 a.m.-1 p.m.
2/6/21 – St. Matthews House, 13140 Metro Pkwy., Fort Myers, 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
2/7/21 – First Christian Church of Cape Coral, 2620 Country Club Blvd., Cape Coral, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
2/8/21 – Lee Health Coconut Point, 23450 Via Coconut Point, Bonita Springs, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
2/9/21 – The Outpatient Center at Surfside, 2441 Surfside Blvd., Cape Coral, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
2/11/21 – Iona/College Pt. Fire Station #74, 6061 S. Pointe Blvd., Fort Myers, 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
2/12/21 – Sanibel Straits, 16100 Myriad Ln., Fort Myers, 1 p.m.-4 p.m.
2/14/21 – First Christian Church of Fort Myers, 2061 McGregor Blvd, Fort Myers, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
2/15/21 – Santa Barbara Professional Building, 224 Santa Barbara Blvd., Cape Coral, 8 a.m.-11 a.m.
2/16/21 – Estero Chamber, 21115 Design Parc Lane, Estero, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
2/17/21 – Neogenomics Laboratories, 2701 Commonwealth Drive, Fort Myers, 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
2/18/21 – Lee Co. VA Clinic, 2489 Diplomat Pkwy E., Cape Coral, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
2/18/21 – Fifth Third Bank, 2724 Del Prado Blvd., Cape Coral, 3 p.m.-5 p.m.
2/20/21 – High Point Place, 2104 West First Street, Ft. Myers, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
2/21/21 – Gulf Coast Church of Christ, 9550 Ben Pratt, Fort Myers, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
2/22/21 – Early Childhood Learning, 3650 Michigan Ave., #4 Fort Myers, 1 p.m.-4 p.m.
2/22/21 – 21st Century Oncology, 2234 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
2/22/21 – Sievert Clinic, 3880 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
2/22/21 – Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP, 2400 First Street, Suite 300, Fort Myers, 2 p.m.-5 p.m.
2/22/21 – Sanibel Community House, 2173 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
2/25/21 – Bailey's General Store, 2477 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

For more information on where to donate, visit Lee Health Blood Centers.