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Park Rapids High School blood drive collects 25 donations

With 15 first-time volunteers, Vitalant drew blood products from 22 individuals.

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Donor care specialist Talyn McCloud prepares student Guiseppi Jenkins for the poke of a needle during the Vitalant blood drive Wednesday, April 28 in the Park Rapids Area High School media center. (Robin Fish/Enterprise, April 28, 2021)

A blood drive Wednesday, April 28 at Park Rapids Area High School brought in 25 donations.

The drive was organized by the student council and carried out by Vitalant donor care specialists.

According to Katie Bartelson, a senior donor recruitment representative with Vitalant, 35 out of 41 appointment slots were filled, and 25 blood products were collected from 22 donors – including 15 who volunteered for their first time.

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Taylor Renner, a donor care specialist with Vitalant, helps student Laila Nelmark prepare for a donation at the student council blood drive Wednesday, April 28 in the Park Rapids Area High School media center. (Robin Fish/Enterprise, April 28, 2021)

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