If your blood type is A-Negative or O-Negative, the Texoma Regional Blood Center needs your help to save a life. They are in critical need of A-Negative and O-Negative blood. Overnight, their supply was completely used up, and the shelves were empty Thursday morning.
Five area hospitals depend on the blood center for that blood, and while they can call on other centers to share supplies, blood banks nationwide are facing the same shortages.
NORTH TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER
FRIDAY, JUNE 20
7AM TO 5PM
The Texoma Regional Blood Center will be at the North Texas Medical Center tomorrow from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
KXII BLOOD DRIVE
THURSDAY, JULY 3
SHERMAN, ARDMORE, DURANT, ADA
KXII-TV is also proud to take part in an annual blood drive with the center. That will be on July 3, and the blood center's Sherman location on Texoma Parkway is open until 5:30 p.m.
For locations and more information, check http://www.texomablood.org.
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