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Iowa City IA 52242
Release: May 30, 2001
DeGowin Blood Center moving to new location within UI Hospitals and Clinics
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- University of Iowa Health Care's DeGowin Blood Donor Center,
currently located on the ground floor of the General Hospital, is moving to
a new location on the second floor of the General Hospital at UI Hospitals
The center's current location was closed Tuesday, May 29, and the relocated
center will open for business on Monday, June 4. During the interim, all donors
are being served at the DeGowin Blood Center's eastside Iowa City location
at 1130 Scott Blvd.
To access the DeGowin Blood Donor Center's new location, take elevator "B"
to the second floor of General Hospital. Signs have been installed to provide
directions to the center's new facilities.
The DeGowin Blood Center helps transfuse about 33,000 blood products per
year for inpatients at UI Hospitals and Clinics. Blood is collected at the
center's two permanent collection sites, as well as at mobile blood drives
throughout the community. To make an appointment, call (319) 356-8327.
University of Iowa Health Care describes the partnership between
the UI College of Medicine and the UI Hospitals and Clinics and the patient
care, medical education and research programs and services they provide. Visit
UI Health Care online at www.uihealthcare.com.