– “Northwest blood donation co. urging people to donate to remedy ‘critically low’ supply”
“Bloodworks Northwest, a Seattle company that specializes in transfusion medicine, is urging Washington residents with type O negative blood to donate as hurricane season ramps up in other regions of the United States.
“The impact of reduced collections caused by warmer temperatures, school breaks, and summer vacations has triggered a special appeal to donors to help meet the urgent patient needs in Northwest hospitals and potentially in support of disaster victims around the country in the coming weeks,” the company wrote in a news release Thursday.”
“Appointments can be made through Bloodworks Northwest online or at 1-800-398-7888. There are three South Sound donation locations, in Olympia, Federal Way and Tukwila,” quoting Lauren Smith, The Olympian.