Community Blood Center of the Ozarks (CBCO), the area's exclusive provider of blood and plasma products to patients at over forty area hospitals, is experiencing a shortage of type O negative blood and type AB plasma.

Community Blood Center of the Ozarks (CBCO), the area's exclusive provider of blood and plasma products to patients at over forty area hospitals, is experiencing a shortage of type O negative blood and type AB plasma.

Donations are needed immediately to ensure that adequate reserve levels are maintained. Get a free long-sleeved shirt for donating in December & January During the months of December and January, participants at all CBCO blood drives will receive a maroon long-sleeved shirt just in time for colder weather. On average, a transfusion takes place every seven minutes and around 200 donations are needed each day to meet the area's blood needs. You can help by giving blood at the following drive:

Lake Ozark

Friday, January 3, 2020 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Christ the King Lutheran Church 1700 Bagnell Dam Boulevard