Critical Blood Shortage O Negative - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

12/12/08

Critical Blood Shortage O Negative

Lubbock has a critical shortage of type "O negative" blood.   We get that word from UBS or United Blood Services.  "O negative" is the universal blood type.   So an O negative donor can give blood to anyone regardless of blood type. 

UBS has teamed up with KLLL radio for the Country Christmas Blood Drive next week.   You can donate inside a different city each day from Monday through the next Tuesday in Lubbock and 13 other cities.   Each donor gets a t-shirt, ice cream and can register for other prizes.

2008 KLLL Country Christmas Blood Drive Schedule

Monday, December 15th United Blood Services - 2523 48th St. 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM Whiteface, Whiteface CISD Elementary Auditorium, 2nd & Arthur  8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Tuesday, December 16th United Blood Services - 2523 48th St. 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM Littlefield, United Supermarket, Donor Coach 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM 703 Marshall Howard Blvd. Olton, First Baptist Church, 6th St. & Ave. M  2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Wednesday, December 17th United Blood Services - 2523 48th St.  10:00 AM - 8:00 PM Levelland, First Baptist Church Gym, Houston & Ave. C  2:00 PM - 8:00 PM Tahoka, Life Enrichment Center, 1717 Main St.  2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Thursday, December 18th United Blood Services - 2523 48th St. 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM Brownfield, First Christian Church, 1501 Tahoka Rd.  2:00 PM - 8:00 PM Muleshoe, Anita Wagnon Senior Center, 319 Main St.  2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Friday, December 19th United Blood Services - 2523 48th St. 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM Floydada, First Baptist Church, 400 S. Wall St.  1:00 PM - 7:00 PM Slaton, Westside Church of Christ Fellowship Hall  1:00 PM - 7:00 PM 1520 W. Woodrow Rd.

Saturday, December 20th United Blood Services - 2523 48th St. 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Lubbock, Best Buy, Donor Coach, 5916 W. Loop 289  1:00 PM - 7:00 PM Lubbock, South Plains Mall, Hallway by Women's Dillard's  1:00 PM - 7:00 PM 6002 Slide Road

Sunday, December 21st NONE 

Monday, December 22nd United Blood Services - 2523 48th St.  10:00 AM - 8:00 PM Abernathy, Abernathy City Hall Main Room, 811 Ave. D  2:00 PM - 8:00 PM Plainview, Hale County Adult Probation, 519 B Broadway  2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Tuesday,, December 23rd United Blood Services - 2523 48th St. 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM Post, United Supermarket Donor Coach, 123 N. Broadway  2:00 PM - 8:00 PM Seminole, Wal-Mart, Donor Coach, 2000 Hobbs Hwy  2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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