Blood Drive is April 22 at NFEC

April 12, 2021 (OKLAHOMA CITY) – Hospital blood usage has surged nearly 10% over previous levels, as our community moved into COVID recovery mode. Blood donors are needed immediately to respond. March was the highest distribution of certain blood products in the 44-year history of Oklahoma Blood Institute. The dramatic increase in hospital usage comes at a time when local patients return to the medical system for planned and routine medical care. Trauma-related blood needs have also increased dramatically, as Oklahomans return to vigorous spring activities and travel. “We’re thankful that COVID has receded enough for Oklahomans to create a…

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