Hurricane Ian prompts emergency shipments of blood to Florida

The blood supply is critical for Florida right now, and Bloodworks Northwest donors are helping to ensure patients who need blood can receive it. Bloodworks Northwest is sending emergency blood shipments to Florida, 130 units so far, as Hurricane Ian halted blood donation there. Help restock the shelves for local hospitals and the medical systems in Florida who need blood immediately because lives are on the line. Donation opportunities are available at Bloodworks Donor Centers or local Pop-Up Blood Drives. Become a blood donor by booking your one-hour appointment today at or 800-398-7888. Bloodworks Northwest. Community Ready. 

To support the emergency response, our community must donate blood as soon as possible. [Read the Press Release | Sign Up to Give Blood]