Tag Archives: Springfield MO

3rd Annual Aaron Goddard Memorial Blood Drive

August 24, 2017

This year, we’ll be at two locations honoring Aaron Goddard, who was a Springfield firefighter (and prior to that, he worked at CBCO). To make an appointment, click on one of the locations below or call (417) 227-5006. CBCO’s Thomson Donor Center 2220 W. Plainview Road Springfield, MO 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. City of […]

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July is Ronald McDonald House month at CBCO

July 1, 2017

July 2017 is Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Ozarks 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 […]

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Erin Fers two blood transfusions emergency cesarean section

Emergency C-section Leads to Blood Transfusions for First-time Mom

April 26, 2017

Twenty hours into labor, Erin Fers (pronounced Fears), of Marshfield, Missouri, learned her baby was large enough that a natural delivery was no longer an option. She would need to undergo an emergency Cesarean section. Along with feeling joy when she and Chance Lafferty welcomed Lillian into the world on October 5, 2010, Erin felt […]

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Critical Need For O-Negative & A-Negative Blood Donations

March 7, 2017

MONDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2017 — We need YOUR help. Our supply of O-Negative blood remains below optimal levels. Won’t you please donate blood and give the gift of life for someone in need? Help us make sure the blood that is needed is on the shelves. Click HERE to find a mobile blood drive near you, or […]

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Springfield Police Officer Aaron Pearson

Shot While Serving: Springfield Police Officer Requires 20 Units of Blood

January 20, 2017

Aaron Pearson does not remember the bullet entering just below his left eye at 1:30 a.m. January 26, 2015. Breaking his jaw. Causing him to lose his eye. Lodging in his brain. Causing a traumatic brain injury. Leaving him lying in a pool of blood on the grass where fellow officers found him. Being rushed […]

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