Blood center seeks Type O-negative

Peninsula Daily News

SEATTLE — The Puget Sound Blood Center has put out a call for more Type O-negative blood.

The center said it has had a 15 percent increase in the amount of Type O-negative blood issued to Puget Sound hospitals in the last week.

“For the safety and care of future patients, Puget Sound Blood Center urges blood donations over the next two weeks,” the center said in a statement.

North Olympic Peninsula residents can donate blood at upcoming blood drive locations in Port Townsend, Sequim, Port Angeles and Forks.

Here are details on Peninsula blood drives.

■ Port Townsend: Jefferson Healthcare auditorium, 834 Sheridan St., from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and from 11:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. today.

The Port Townsend Elks Lodge, 555 Otto St., from noon to 2 p.m. and from 2:45 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8.

■ Sequim: Sequim Community Church’s Geneva Hall, 950 N. Fifth Ave., from 11 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. and from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

Sequim Elks Lodge parking lot, 143 Port Williams Road, from 10 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. and from 2:45 p.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday.

■ Port Angeles: Independent Bible Church’s Fellowship Hall, 116 E. Ahlvers Road, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and from 11:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday.

■ Forks Elks Lodge, 941 Merchant Road, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 1:45 p.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5.

Last modified: September 27. 2012 5:32PM
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