United Blood Services taking blood donations

United Blood Services taking blood donations
(Source: KWES)

MIDLAND, TX (KWES) - Through tragedy, comes those who want to help, even here in the Permian Basin.

"If we have the blood on the shelves then we are able to send it to our systems there in Las Vegas," said Diane Scott, United Blood Services.

United Blood Services is following suit with others by helping donating blood.

"We have just sent 200 units of products to the UMC," said Scott.

UBS urges the community to continue to donate blood to help now and the days after.

"We need 80 pints of blood here in the Permian Basin," said Scott.

Scott of have been in contact with others in Las Vegas, those whose blood type is O-negative and O-positive are requested but are not limited to.

"All types of blood are always needed because we never know what's going to happen," said Scott.

Almost 60 killed, hundreds injured, as lines form to donate blood in Vegas, others locally are doing their part as well.

If you want to visit United Blood Services, they are located at 4706 North Midkiff Road Midland, Texas.

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