EUGENE, Ore. -- The blood bank is calling for O positive donations after local hospitals have reduced their available supply of the blood type by 91 units in the last 48 hours.
Officials said that this significant increase in blood usage has made for an urgent need of O positive blood type donors.
Lane Memorial Blood Bank:
Lane Blood Center is open Monday-Wednesday 10am to 6pm, Thursday-Friday 8am to 3:30pm and Saturday from 8am to 12pm. Our donor center is located at 2211 Willamette Street in Eugene or at your local neighborhood blood drive.
To be eligible to donate you must be in general good health, weigh at least 110 pounds, be at least 16 years old and have eaten a meal with protein within 4 hours of your donation.
Please call 541-484-9111 if you can help.