Oklahoma Blood Institute In Emergency Need For Blood Donations

February 9, 2021 (OKLAHOMA CITY) – Sustained winter weather has drained a blood supply already strained from COVID-related cancellations and closures. As a result, Oklahoma Blood Institute is experiencing an emergency need for blood donations of all types.

“A single day of winter weather is manageable. More than a week ofsustained winter weather is devastating to the blood supply,” said Dr. John Armitage, president and CEO of Oklahoma Blood Institute. “We need eligible donors to donate immediately in order to ensure blood is on the shelves for Oklahomans who need it.”

 

 

 

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