Shepeard blood center in urgent need of O-negative in Augusta area

Shepeard Community Blood Center is in urgent need of type O-negative blood, officials...community."Those who can donate are asked to visit any of the Shepeard Community Blood Center locations or to attend an upcoming blood drive. Donors...

Augusta hospitals in urgent need of O type blood

Area hospitals are in urgent need of O blood types.Shepeard Community Blood Center is asking blood donors who are O Negative or O Positive, and eligible to donate, to donate as soon as possible, according to...

Faith Calendar

...Blood drive, 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 23, Carey Hill Resource & Conference Center; with Shepeard Community Blood Center; donors get T-shirt, mini physical, snacks; 17 and older or 16 with written parental consent; must...

GreenJackets: Paulino seeks continued success

...Young (8.2 IP, 13 H, 8 R, 7 ER, 3 BB, 5 K) First-pitch weather: 83 degrees, clearPromotions: Shepeard Community Blood Center Night featuring souvenir cup giveaway Things to watch1. Cristian Paulino: I've tasked myself with focusing...

Shepeard Community Blood Center low on O-negative blood

For the second time in 2015, the Shepeard Community Blood Center has reached an urgent level of need for O-negative...American population is O-negative."In all, Shepeard Community Blood Center supplies blood to 21 hospitals.Donors must...

Donating blood gets trickier with age

...give you snacks and a T-shirt.I had just finished filling out the routine donor questionnaire for the Shepeard Community Blood Center and officially denying any prison stays, tattoos, Third World vacations or romantic misadventures, when...

Shortage prompts blood donation request

...blood center has declared an "urgent" need through the weekend after a local and national blood shortage.A Shepeard Community Blood Center spokeswoman said there is a current shortage of O negative, O positive and A negative blood types.Anyone...

Faith digest

Church blood driveThe Anglican Church of the Holy Trinity will sponsor a blood drive for Shepeard Community Blood Center from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 14.All donors will receive free hot dogs and a drink.The church is...

Shepeard Community Blood Center stresses need for holiday blood donations

Year after year, Greg Bearden and the Shepeard Community Blood Center face the same problem.The holiday season starts.Faithful donors become preoccupied.Donations decrease."We see it every...

Rants & Raves

We are now in the spirit of giving for Thanksgiving and the upcoming Christmas. Please be sure to think of giving blood. Shepeard Community Blood Center supplies all our local hospitals.