CBCO issues Code Red and Yellow alerts


There is a Code Red alert for O-positive and A-negative blood types at the Community Blood Center of the Ozarks, meaning there’s less than a day’s supply of blood.

CBCO is also on a Code Yellow alert for all other blood types, meaning there is less than a two-day supply for those types.

CBCO directors say the shortage is because of FDA regulation changes, a spike in injuries at area hospitals, and possible donors being sick or on vacation.

For more information on how you can give blood, click here.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories