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4,173,576 Registered Donors
1,337 Awaiting Transplant (12.31.2021)
1,142 Kidney (waiting) (12.31.2021)
132 Liver (waiting) (12.31.2021)
43 Heart (waiting) (12.31.2021)
25 Kidney/Pancreas (waiting) (12.31.2021)
9 Lung (waiting) (12.31.2021)
4 Pancreas (waiting) (12.31.2021)
1 Intestine (waiting) (12.31.2021)
0 Heart/Lung (waiting) (12.31.2021)
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Blood Donation

There is no substitute for blood. One pint of blood can save several lives. Red blood cells carry oxygen to the body’s organs and tissues. Platelets promote blood clotting. Cancer, transplant, trauma, and surgery patients are a few reasons why blood donation is important and it does save lives. To learn more about blood donation contact one of the following:

Local Red Cross office  

The Red Cross website

Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center

Historically, convalescent plasma has been used to prevent or treat new viral diseases when other treatments or vaccines were not available. For more information visit https://health.mo.gov/living/healthcondiseases/communicable/novel-coronavirus/plasma-donations.php