Tag Archives: donate blood

Kickapoo High School Valedictorian Beats Ewing’s Sarcoma

May 29, 2018

Twenty-eighteen has been a big year for 18-year-old Kelsie Mitchell. She was one of nine valedictorians graduating from Springfield’s Kickapoo High School, served on student council’s Cabinet leadership group, and was a member of the National Honor Society. And she has made plans to attend Truman State University in the fall. But just eight years ago, her main accomplishment was survival. “That’s […]

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February is Care To Learn Month at CBCO

February 1, 2018

February 2018 is Care To Learn month at Community Blood Center of the Ozarks! We’re focusing on each of our 10 non-profit LifePoints Lift partner agencies throughout the year, to help educate the public on the vital work that they each perform. LifePoints and LifePoints Lift When you donate blood at CBCO and sign up […]

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Springfield Missouri Mom Receives Blood and Platelets During Cancer Treatment

Springfield Mom Receives Blood and Platelets During Cancer Treatment

April 25, 2017

“Every door we passed had a sign on the outside that read, ‘Chemo in progress,’” said Laura Winstead as she remembered being admitted to Cox Hospital in Springfield for what her physician said would be a couple of nights for tests. “My husband and I just looked at each other as I had a slow […]

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Miracle of Giving Blood Drive 2016

November 30, 2016

CBCO’s Miracle of Giving Blood Drive 2016 takes place December 12 – 31, 2016, at all 4 of our donor centers and all mobile blood drives. Participants in our Miracle of Giving Blood Drive 2016 will receive this free T-shirt to let everyone know that you’re proud to save lives in the Ozarks. The need […]

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Daily Update

September 27, 2016

  Current Need Special Emphasis A negative, O negative, B negative  Inventories low Based on this morning’s inventory report, the chart below lists what we need to receive from specific blood types in order for our inventory to reach optimal levels. Find your blood type in the left column and read across the row to […]

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