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New Guidance on Blood Donations Released by FDA

Community Blood Center of the Ozarks mascot in front of the Springfield blood center.

To mitigate the urgent need for blood donations during the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and U.S. Food and Drug Administration last week issued new blood donation eligibility guidance. Chris Pilgrim, media relations representative for Community Blood Center of the Ozarks, explains the new guidelines.

Jacqueline Froelich is an investigative reporter and news producer for Ozarks at Large.
Kyle Kellams is KUAF's news director and host of Ozarks at Large.
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