Severe Winter Weather Causes Blood Donation Shortage

The American Red Cross has a severe shortage of type O blood and urges type O donors, as well as eligible blood and platelet donors of all blood types, to give now to ensure lifesaving patient care isn’t impacted this winter.

Posted: Mar. 11, 2019 3:56 AM

The American Red Cross has a severe shortage of type O blood and urges type O donors, as well as eligible blood and platelet donors of all blood types, to give now to ensure lifesaving patient care isn’t impacted this winter.

Right now, the Red Cross has less than a three-day supply of most blood types, and blood products are being distributed to hospitals faster than donations are coming in. Recent snowstorms and severe weather in many parts of the country have forced hundreds of blood drive cancellations, causing more than 20,000 blood and platelet donations to go uncollected.

Here is a list of blood drives across Jackson, Josephine, and Klamath counties: 

Jackson:

Ashland

3/14/2019: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 1615 Clark Ave, Siskiyou Blvd and Walker Ave

3/15/2019: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 175 N. Main St.

3/19/2019: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., Elks Lodge #944, 255 East Main

4/3/2019: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m., YMCA Ashland, 540 YMCA Way

4/11/2019: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 1615 Clark Ave, Siskiyou Blvd and Walker Ave

Eagle Point

4/4/2019: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., Eagle Point Library, 239 W. Main St.

Medford

3/11/2019: 1 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Medford Blood Donation Center, 1174 Progress Drive Suite 102

3/12/2019: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., RCC Building G, 117 S Central Avenue

3/12/2019: 1 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Medford Blood Donation Center, 1174 Progress Drive Suite 102

3/13/2019: 12 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., Medford Blood Donation Center, 1174 Progress Drive Suite 102

3/15/2019: 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Medford Blood Donation Center, 1174 Progress Drive Suite 102

3/18/2019: 1 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Medford Blood Donation Center, 1174 Progress Drive Suite 102

3/20/2019: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Knights of Columbus, 772 Black Oak Drive

3/22/2019: 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Medford Blood Donation Center, 1174 Progress Drive Suite 102

3/25/2019: 1 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Medford Blood Donation Center, 1174 Progress Drive Suite 102

3/26/2019: 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., City Hall Annex, 411 W 8th St

3/26/2019: 1 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Medford Blood Donation Center, 1174 Progress Drive Suite 102

3/27/2019: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., LDS - Bellinger Building, 3456 Bellinger Rd

3/28/2019: 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Rogue Credit Union, 1370 Center Dr., PO Box 4550

3/28/2019: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., RRMC-Smullin Center, 2825 East Barnett Road

3/29/2019: 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Medford Blood Donation Center, 1174 Progress Drive Suite 102

4/1/2019: 1 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Medford Blood Donation Center, 1174 Progress Drive Suite 102

4/2/2019: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., ACCESS, 2020 Cardinal Ave

4/2/2019: 1 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Medford Blood Donation Center, 1174 Progress Drive Suite 102

4/5/2019: 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Medford Blood Donation Center, 1174 Progress Drive Suite 102

4/8/2019: 1 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Medford Blood Donation Center, 1174 Progress Drive Suite 102

4/12/2019: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Medford Blood Donation Center, 1174 Progress Drive Suite 102

Phoenix

4/8/2019: 12:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., Phoenix Civic Center, 220 N. Main Street

Rogue River

3/18/2019: 12:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., Rogue River Fire District, 5474 North River Road

Talent

4/1/2019: 12:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., Ray's Market, 215 E. Wagner St.

White City

3/11/2019: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., VA SORCC, 8495 Crater Lake Hwy

3/25/2019: 12 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., Jackson County Fire District 3 Administration Building, 8383 Agate Rd

Josephine:

Grants Pass

3/14/2019: 12:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., Lithia Motors Grants Pass, 1421 NE 6th Street

3/20/2019: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Seventh Day Adventist Church, 1360 NE 9th St.

3/21/2019: 10:45 a.m. - 3:45 p.m., Calvary Lutheran Church, 909 NE A Street

3/22/2019: 9:45 a.m. - 3:15 p.m., Calvary Lutheran Church, 909 NE A Street

3/27/2019: 10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Stephens Family Chapel, 1629 Williams Hwy.

3/29/2019: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., St. Anne's Catholic Church, 1131 NE 10th Street

4/4/2019: 11:15 a.m. - 5:15 p.m., Newman United Methodist Church, 132 NE B St.

4/5/2019: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Asante Three Rivers Medical Center, 500 SW Ramsey

Klamath: 

Chiloquin

3/19/2019: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Chiloquin High School, 140 S First St, PO Box 204

Klamath Falls

3/18/2019: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Refuge City Church, 2610 Shasta Way

3/20/2019: 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Klamath Basin Behavioral Health, 2210 El Dorado

3/21/2019: 12:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., LDS - Klamath Falls Stake, Alva and McClellan Street

4/8/2019: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Cerulean Inn, 100 Main St

4/9/2019: 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Henley High School, 8245 Highway 39

4/10/2019: 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Henley High School, 8245 Highway 39

4/12/2019: 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Mazama High School, 3009 Summers Ln

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