Need for blood "urgent" at Shepeard Blood Center

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Thursday, January 10, 2019

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Shepeard Community Blood Center has an urgent need for certain blood types.

The Center has gotten an emergency order from an area hospital for an incoming trauma.

They need O Positive blood, platelets and plasma. The universal blood could be used for almost any patient who comes into the hospital.

Anyone who is eligible is encouraged to donate at a mobile blood center or at one of the following three centers across the CSRA:

1533 Washington Road, Augusta

353 Fabian Drive, Aiken

4329, Washington Road, Evans