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JustServe Blood Drive

September 22, 2017

Make your appointment now by clicking HERE. The local branch of JustServe is spreading the word to ten local LDS congregations so that members may donate blood at Community Blood Center of the Ozarks on Friday, September 22, 2017. We’ll have T-Shirts for all donors, a drawing for two tickets to the Hughes Brothers Theater […]

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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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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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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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February is Care To Learn Month at CBCO

February 1, 2017

February 2017 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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