Hoxworth Blood Center is encouraging people to donate blood after a shooting in downtown Cincinnati left four people, including the shooter, dead and several injured.
“More blood donors are needed to assure an adequate supply for all community needs,” Hoxworth posted on Twitter.
UPDATE ON #FountainSquare: Hoxworth is providing blood to meet current patient needs from the Sept. 6 #DowntownCincinnati shooting incident. The extent of the need is not entirely clear, but more blood donors are needed to assure an adequate blood supply for community needs. pic.twitter.com/TxxQ670AJZ— HoxworthUC (@HoxworthUC) September 6, 2018
Hoxworth said it is “providing blood to meet current patient needs from the Sept. 6 Downtown shooting incident.”
Hoxworth blood donation centers in the Cincinnati area include:
Anderson: 7715 Five Mile Road
Blue Ash: 9708 Kenwood Road
Tri-County: 11812 Springfield Pike
University of Cincinnati: 3130 Highland Ave.
West Chester Twp.: 7844 Kingland Drive
Western Hills: 6323 Glenway Ave.
Northern Kentucky: 2220 Grandview Drive
Most locations will be open until 7 p.m. today for those who would like to donate blood.
Call 513-451-0910 or visit www.hoxworth.org for donor center hours and more information.
As a blood banker in Cincinnati, I urge anyone who can to go donate today. I see firsthand on a daily basis how blood donations save lives and it’s days like today where they are needed a little more than usual. Please contact @HoxworthUC if you are eligible.— mo(@mschmitty20) September 6, 2018