Community Blood Center asking for donations to avoid shortage

DAYTON — The Dayton region is in short supply of Type O blood, prompting the Community Blood Center to ask the region for donations.

Today the CBC informed their donors about the possibility of a blood shortage and asked to consider donating.

CBC is open and all mobile blood drives are on schedule.

This week’s Mobile Blood Drives schedule is as follows:

Tuesday, Feb. 16

  • Aley United Methodist Church - 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at 4143 Kemp Road, Beavercreek.
  • LifeSpring Church - 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at 5600 US Hwy. 27, Richmond.
  • Reid Health-Connersville - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 1941 Virginia Ave., Connersville.
  • St. Michael’s Hall - 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at 33 Elm St., Fort Loramie.

Wednesday, Feb. 17

  • Ansonia High School - 8 a.m. to 12 noon in the Tiger Athletic Field House, 600 East Canal St.
  • Atrium Medical Center - 12 noon to 6 p.m. in the Professional Building fifth floor auditorium, 1 Medical Center Drive, Middletown.
  • The Champaign County Community Center - 12:30 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. at 1512 South US Hwy. 68, Urbana.
  • Hamilton Municipal Building - 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 345 High St.
  • Whitewater Valley Rehabilitation - 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at 2102 North Park Road, Connersville.

Thursday, Feb. 18

  • Bradford High School - 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at 750 Railroad Ave., Bradford.
  • Springboro Christian Church - 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. at 720 South Main St., Springboro.
  • Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church - 12 noon to 6:30 p.m. at 212 S. Front St., Hamilton.

Friday, Feb. 19

  • Dayton Community Blood Center ‘Donor Year’ Blood Drive – 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 349 S. Main St., Dayton (Donors receive a free $10 Kroger gift card.

Anyone considering donating can visit www.DonorTime.com or call the CBC at (937) 461-3220 to schedule an appointment.