LifeSouth is looking for blood donors after a tornado hit north Alabama


(WHNT) – LifeSouth is looking for blood donors to support Alabama hospitals in the wake of Thursday’s storms and tornadoes in north Alabama.

The non-profit Community Blood Center said the storms had a direct impact on blood supply and the closure of blood donation centers and centers in affected areas on Thursday. When bad weather stops blood drives, the blood supply can drop to critical levels.

According to a LifeSouth statement, type O blood is deficient, but all blood types are needed. They invite all members of the community to come to the collection center or donate blood and become a donor.

LifeSouth serves patients at Huntsville Hospital, Decatur General, Athens-Limeston, North Alabama Medical Center, North and South Marshall Medical Center, Crestwood Medical Center, Parkway Medical Center, Lawrence Medical Center, Helen Keller Hospital, Cullman Regional Medical Center, Red Bay Hospital . , Russellville Hospital, Madison Hospital, Gadsden Regional Hospital and Lakeland Hospital.

News 19 has compiled a list of LifeSouth donation centers in north Alabama where you can donate.

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