COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Colorado blood banks are facing severe shortages due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Blood shortages can impact patients who need surgery, as well as victims of car accidents and other emergencies.
Blood banks have put additional procedures in place to ensure the safety of donors and staff during the pandemic. Donating blood is allowed under Colorado’s stay-at-home order.
Children’s Hospital Colorado has a blood donor center at its Aurora location. To be screened over the phone and schedule an appointment, call 720-777-5398.