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 »

Civil War Blood Drive Kicks Off

EUGENE, Ore. — Die-hard fans often say they bleed Beaver orange or Duck green. Now’s the time to prove it. The 11th annual Civil War blood drive kicked off all across the state Thursday. Fans filed into the blood banks, like Lane Blood Center, to give blood for either the Ducks or the Beavers. The … Continue reading »

Civil War Blood Drive Starts Nov. 1

EUGENE, Ore. — Do you bleed orange or green? You’ll get a chance to help your team win the Civil War Blood Drive this year. It kicks off on November 1. Oregon State University and the University of Oregon will face off for the 11th time, competing to see which fan base can donate the … Continue reading »

Blood Center Holding Duck Ticket Raffle

EUGENE, Ore. — The Lane Blood Center needs your help. It’s looking for donors, and it’s offering a little extra incentive to get people to donate blood. The Lane Blood Center recently had a blood shortage and they’re anticipating another. In order to prevent that, they’re getting creative. The Lane Blood Center is the sole … Continue reading »

O Negative Blood Shortage

EUGENE, Ore. — The American Red Cross issued a statewide O negative blood shortage, Friday, and are asking for help to replenish their supplies. Lane Blood Center said Lane County currently has a stable supply of O negative blood; but Linn, Benton, Coos and Douglas counties are in critical need. “In the case of a … Continue reading »