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DAYTON CBC DONATION CENTER TO REOPEN FRIDAY

February 3, 2022

DAYTON, Ohio - The Community Blood Center Dayton Donation Center is closed Thursday, Feb. 3 due to winter weather but will reopen Friday, Feb. 4 with normal hours of 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

All mobile blood drives scheduled Thursday are cancelled. All community mobile blood drives are cancelled Friday and high school blood drives scheduled Friday are expected to cancel.

"We have lost collection of more than 240 units from Thursday mobile blood drive cancellations," said CBC Vice President of Donor Services Tracy Morgan. "With Friday cancellations our loss will exceed 400 units. That is a serious threat to our hospitals and a challenge to our donors and our staff.  People must be cautious and stay safe, but we must also rebuild the blood supply as fast as we are able."

The Dayton CBC Donation Center will be open Friday and Saturday with Saturday hours extended from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Make an appointment at www.DonorTime.com or call (937) 461-3220.

Type O blood is now in low supply and CBC anticipates short supply of other blood types and platelets.  CBC urges community members to donate if they can safely travel to the Dayton CBC. If travel is unsafe, please reschedule and donate as soon as conditions improve.