Area blood banks: We’re in critical need of blood donations

Donating blood can save the lives of your family, friends, and neighbors. And right now, local blood banks need donations more than ever.

Blood Assurance in Tullahoma made a plea for donations this week stating a “critical need” for almost all blood types. Blood Assurance say they have zero units of B- on the shelf, less than half a day of O+, O-, B+, and AB-, and only one day of A+ and A-. They also need platelet donations.

You can donate at the Tullahoma Donor Center located at 604 North Jackson Street. They are open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. and the third Saturday of each month from 8 a.m. to noon.

The American Red Cross is also issuing am “urging need for blood.” They will host mobile blood drive at Moore County High School on Thursday, November 5 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Click here to schedule a donation appointment. •

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