Local blood donation center asking for donors after rushing to aid NAS Pensacola after shooting

Local blood donation center asking for donors after rushing to aid NAS Pensacola after shooting
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — OneBlood, a local blood donation center, is asking donors to help replenish its supply after rushing blood to Pensacola to help meet the needs of the victims of a mass shooting at NAS Pensacola.

In a press release, OneBlood said its quick response to the tragedy helped Pensacola hospitals treat the wounded and met the immediate needs of the victims.

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The area does need to replenish its supply of blood and platelets, however.

OneBlood is asking all eligible donors to make a donation by visiting a donor center, Big Red Bus blood drive, or making an appointment online at oneblood.org.

Donors should be 16 years or older and weight at least 110 pounds.