Blood donations needed


January 12, 2022

Seattle — A half-day supply is all that remains on the near-empty shelves at Bloodworks Northwest. It has again declared a “Code Red” alarm to combat the “most prolonged, most severe blood shortage in recent years,” affecting local hospitals and trauma centers across the Pacific Northwest. Bloodworks cannot fill all hospital orders with dangerously low supplies of Type O and A. Hospitals are conserving their limited onsite supplies to maintain a supply for emergencies. Donors in Western Washington and Oregon may respond to this emergency by booking and keeping appointments to...

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