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Many Jacksonville hospitals are facing a critical need for blood – they have less than a day’s supply left on their shelves. 

That’s led the nonprofit LifeSouth Community Blood Centers to make an emergency plea for donors of all types, especially O negative. 

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Following the holidays and a snap of unusually cold weather, some Northeast Florida hospitals are dealing with dangerously-low blood supplies.

At least four major hospitals in Jacksonville are making urgent pleas for donations.

man giving blood
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Blood donations are urgently needed as Hurricane Harvey is causing catastrophic flooding in Texas.


The organization formerly known as the Blood Alliance has a new name: OneBlood.

OneBlood is asking people in Northeast Florida to make donation a part of this holiday weekend.

The Blood Alliance

There is a critical shortage of some blood types on First Coast.

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The Blood Alliance

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