COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. – The blood supply at the NCH Community Blood Center is critically low and in urgent need of donations.
Donors are needed to quickly replenish inventories for types A-, O-, & O+. The Community Blood Center supplies blood to area hospitals.
To donate, visit the Community Blood Center in Naples, located at 11190 Health Park Blvd at the NCH North Naples Hospital near the Brookdale entrance. You can donate on Thursday, Friday & Monday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
The Community Blood Center is closed Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays....
“I was driving home from teaching an exercise class at Lexington Country Club. I had just crossed Summerlin Road onto Bass Road and I was T-Boned. I had a significant loss of blood. My car was totaled. Multiple fractures.” Dennis Lock was transported to the Lee Health Trauma Center where he underwent several surgeries.
“Blood needs are constant for this health system. There are always people receiving blood products and we need people out to donate for that need,” said Lee Health blood center supervisor, Jeremy Puckett. Lee Health uses about 800 units of blood products a week. “It makes...
FORT MYERS, Fla. – The home of the region’s only trauma center is in desperate need of blood.
According to Lee Health, its centers are in urgent need of donors, as blood supplies are “critically low.”
Lee Health requires approximately 800 units of blood per week and supplies blood and blood products in the trauma center, to treat cancer patients, premature babies, anemia and a variety of other conditions.
It is vital that the health system’s blood supply remains at healthy levels in order to quickly care for patients needing an urgent transfusion, according to Lee Health....