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Last updated 1:42PM ET
July 23, 2018
WOUB Local News
WOUB Local News
Blood donors needed
(WOUB) - The Red Cross says the blood supply in central Ohio has fallen below the minimum inventory standards needed to meet the needs of the 56 hospitals supported by the Red Cross.

The Red Cross urges people to donate immediately.

In a news release yesterday, the agency said it had only a few hours worth of 5 of the 8 blood types.

This includes types O-positive and O-negative blood, the types most used with trauma patients.
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