Blood Shortage in Lane County

EUGENE, Ore. — Lane Blood Center says Lane County is experiencing a severe blood shortage because of something that happened outside of Oregon. Washington is one of 38 states hit by a telecommunications network outage that caused an emergency blood shortage. Lane Blood Center responded to the Internet outage in the Seattle area by redirecting … Continue reading »

Lane Blood Center Experiencing Shortage

The Lane County Blood Center is experiencing a supply shortage due to the recent severe weather. Several blood drives have already been cancelled and now the center is seeing a significant drop in blood supply. The center says all blood types are needed. The Lane Blood Center is located at 2211 Willamette Street. It’s asking … Continue reading »

Blood Donations Needed Before Holiday

EUGENE, Ore. – As the summer ends, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood or platelets to help guarantee supplies over the Labor Day weekend. Those who donate between August 26 and September 9 could win one of five $1,000 American Express gift cards. “The summer may be coming to an end, … Continue reading »