Blood Supply Falls Below 50 Percent

Donors urged to give immediately OKLAHOMA CITY, April 11, 2022 – Oklahoma Blood Institute has less than half of the blood supply needed, threatening a critical blood shortage for local patients, and creating an immediate need for blood donors. The national blood supply has stayed near emergency levels for months, having never recovered from COVID-related challenges. Oklahoma’s supply has faced similar challenges, as well as blood drive cancellations after multiple winter weather events in February and March. Hospital demand has surged past pre-pandemic levels, exacerbating the issues caused by lower donation levels. “All indicators are pointing us in a dangerous…

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