January 25, 2014
NEW — 6 a.m. Jan. 25, 2014
Puget Sounds Blood Center released an emergency request for blood donations at its centers this weekend and into next week.
A multistate network outage is being cited as the cause.
“The network outage caused the loss of both telephone and computer connectivity for most PSBC locations, resulting in cancellation of scheduled blood drives and suspension of collections at all donor centers,” Dr. James AuBuchon, president and CEO of PSBC, said in a statement.
December 17, 2013
The Puget Sound Blood Center has issued an urgent appeal for blood donors to take just one hour between now and Jan. 5 to give blood.
The number of people visiting donation centers and mobile drives goes down by 30 percent or more during the holiday season — with high schools and colleges on break, and people busy with vacations, family gatherings and social events.
September 10, 2013
The Knights of Columbus, Council 7907, of St. Joseph Church, will conduct a blood drive in coordination with the Puget Sound Blood Center on Sept. 20.
The drive is from 1-7 p.m. at the church, 220 Mountain Park Boulevard.
Email Ernie Linnemann at Heimlinn@aol.com to reserve a time or for more information.