ALACHUA COUNTY, Fla. (WCJB) --- A nationwide blood shortage has impacted North Central Florida. LifeSouth tells TV20 they are down to less than two days worth of blood and are in urgent need of donations
In early July, LifeSouth said it was back-ordered over 100 units of blood for Gainesville area hospitals. They are also experiencing a shortage of blood and platelets in Lake City and Ocala.
For a list of donation centers and blood drives, visit LifeSouth’s website