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In observance of Thanksgiving, there will be no garbage service on Thursday, November 24th, 2016 or Friday, November 25th, 2016.

We will collect Wednesday and Thursday on Wednesday, November 23rd. Thursday customers, please be sure to put your garbage out a day early!

We will collect Friday and Monday customer on Monday, November 28th.Please have your garbage totes out for pick up by 7:00 a.m.

Extra garbage must be placed in city pre-paid bags.
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We all have families. When a child, parent, sibling, spouse, or friend suffers a need for blood, the potential for loss resonates in every close connection.

When your blood saves a life, it transforms a family.
Gifted blood can give families profound gratitude for generous strangers who made sure their blood was ready.
As Thanksgiving approaches, offer your blood for every family – a gift they will TRULY be thankful for…
Please consider sharing your health at our upcoming blood drive.

City of Anacortes Police and Municipal Court Blood Drive
Monday, November 21, 2016
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
(closed 11 am – 12 pm)

In the Anacortes Police Department & Anacortes Municipal Court Room
1218 24th St.
To schedule an appointment, please call 1-800-398-7888

WALK INS ALSO WELCOME!!

We will also be offering apheresis donations at this blood drive! Please see below to see the best way to help out, depending on your blood type. Of course, whole blood donations are always appreciated if you do not have the time to sign up for apheresis!

Double Red Cells (A-, B-, O-, O+): Making a double red cell donation will allow you to double your impact in just 30 extra minutes. Red cells carry oxygen and can help patients in accidents or surgeries. Please call us to find out if you are eligible – 1-800-398-7888 ext. 2

Platelets (O+, A+, B+, O+): Platelets are essential for cancer patients. The process takes about 2 hours but allows you to give 10-15 times the amount of platelets as a standard donation.

Plasma (AB+, AB-): If your blood type is AB, you are the universal plasma donor! Plasma is essential for burn victims and other patients. Donating plasma adds just 30 minutes to your visit.

Apheresis donation spots are limited, so please schedule today! To sign up for apheresis, please click here **be sure to select “Mobile Platelets/Double Red Cells/Plasma** or call 1-800-398-7888

Please bring Photo ID with first and last name or your BWNW Wallet Card/barcode sticker when registering at the blood drive. Also, be sure to be well hydrated and eat a hearty meal prior to donation!

FAQ’s:
Yes, you CAN donate if you’ve had a flu shot.
Yes, you CAN donate if you’ve had a tattoo in the past 12 months –
as long as it was performed in a licensed facility in Washington, Idaho, Oregon, or California
Yes, you CAN donate if you are a diabetic – as long as you are healthy you are able to give
Yes, you CAN donate if you are taking blood pressure medicine, as long as your blood pressure is within range
Yes, you CAN donate 6 weeks after pregnancy.
And there is NO upper age limit – as long as you are healthy, you’re eligible!
More questions? Call Bloodworks Northwest at 800.398.7888 ext. 2
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Veterans Day
There will be no garbage service on Friday, November 11, 2016.

We will collect Friday and Monday customers on Monday, November 14, 2016.

Please have your garbage totes out for pick up by 7:00 a.m.
Extra garbage must be placed in city pre-paid bags.

Waste Management will follow our schedule for recycling and yard waste pickup.
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Prep for storm Clear rain gutters. Rake 🍂🍁🍂 away from storm drains. Secure water drainage away from property and 🏡. – Original Post

2 months ago

1:00 p.m. Today residents near Anacortes High School asked to discontinue water usage for 15 min due to a “Fire Flow” test at AHS. – Original Post

2 months ago

No garbage on Monday, 9/5. Monday & Tuesday customers collected on Tuesday, 9/6.
?’s call 293-1921 – Original Post

3 months ago

Anacortes Public Works Stats

721,500 Feet

of water pipe

85.8 Miles

of sidewalk

125.2 Miles

of paved streets and/or roads

12.5 Miles

of bike/multi-use paths