blood shortage

Update: COVID Hospitalizations in Alabama, Blood Shortage

According the Dr. Don Williamson, CEO of the Alabama Hospital Association, as of Wednesday there were only about 5 1/2% of ICU beds available statewide. As the Omicron variant continues to spread, hospitals are now seeing a staff shortage along with ICU beds. “In parts of the state, we actually had more patients needing ICU care than we had available…

LifeSouth is in Urgent Need of Blood

  Just like with the rest of the country, Alabama is facing a blood shortage. LifeSouth supplies all of the blood to the Montgomery area hospitals and they need the communities help for blood donations. Due to the pandemic, hospitals are needing more blood and more people are staying home to avoid the virus. Blood donors need to be 16…

Shortage of Blood in the River Region LifeSouth Needs Your Help

LifeSouth Community Blood Center is in great need of blood donations. It’s currently experiencing a shortage and is in need of all blood types especially O negative. LifeSouth supplies blood to the local hospitals in the river region and wants to make sure its supply is adequate at all times. They are encouraging all community members who can to donate…