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Starting next month, giving blood in Illinois will become more tech savvy.

Mindy Melton from the Central Illinois Community Blood Center says electronic tablets will be introduced soon, making the process much faster.

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Melton says the new system will require donors to show a photo ID during each visit.

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Melton says the photo ID is in line with the new FDA requirements coming soon. Melton hopes to have photos on donor cards in the near future.

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