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CBCO Issues Code Yellow Alert
By Brad Douglas
JOPLIN, MO.--- An area blood clinic has issued a code-yellow alert. The Community Blood Center of the Ozarks is in need of "A" negative and "O" negative blood types. There is currently less than a two day supply for area hospitals. Several blood drives will be held next week. On Monday, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. there will be a drive at the Golden City Fellowship Church.
Also on Monday, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Golden City Mennonite Fellowship Church, and in Mount Vernon on Monday from 12 to 3 p.m. They will collect blood at the Mount Vernon Place Care Center. A blood drive will also be held on Wednesday in Baxter Springs from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Lions Club. You can always donate at the CBCO Office inside the main entrance of the Joplin Northpark Mall.