7/14/2016

Blood Supply Is Critically Low

Donors urged to give in the next 48 hours

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (July 14, 2016) – Indiana Blood Center is in critical need of all blood types. As of Thursday morning, Indiana Blood Center’s inventory of blood components was below a one-day supply. Multiple hospital orders cannot be filled because of low supply. The Indiana State Department of Health has been notified that Indiana Blood Center is Calling Critical, an official designation that allows Indiana Blood Center to communicate with media and donors asking for immediate support. Donors of all blood types are encouraged to visit one of the seven donor centers statewide or mobile blood drives. Donors can search for mobile blood drives and schedule appointments at DonorPoint.org or by calling 317-916-5150. Donor centers hours of operation Thursday 10 a.m.-7 p.m. (except Lafayette and Muncie) Friday, 7 a.m.-4 p.m. (except Muncie)—open two additional hours Saturday, 6 a.m.-4 p.m.—open two additional hours

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Avon United Methodist ChurchAvon
Rocklane Christian ChurchGreenwood
St. John VianneyFishers
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Donors to Patients

265

Donors

265 joined the life-saving network of volunteer blood donors yesterday.
Today it is YOUR turn.

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81

Units to Hospital

Each donation results in multiple usable components for patients at Indiana hospitals. Yesterday we shipped 81 units

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