If you are interested in donating, go to the Hendrick Meek Blood Center at 1150 North 18th St.
Hours of operation are Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Thursday from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m.and Friday 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.
Tomorrow Meek will be taking donations on the McMurry University campus from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
"We currently have a critical shortage of type O-negative blood because there were several accidents over the weekend and when the patients arrived at the Trauma Center their conditions were such that they did require transfusions of that blood type," says Frances Baker from the Meek Blood Center.
Another opportunity to donate is coming up at the Second Annual Rodney Holder Memorial Blood Drive April 26 from 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. in front of the KTAB/KRBC studios on South 14th.