The Comunity Blood Center of the Ozarks, the sole supplier of blood and plasma to patients at 44 area healthcare facilities, is reporting a critical shortage of all blood types. A resurgence in positive Covid-19 cases has caused a downturn in blood donations, with more drives being postponed or canceled. The C-B-C-O will have a community blood drive in Waynesville at the Waynesville Medical Plaza at 1000 G-W Lane Street Wednesday, January 27th, from 10 a-m to 3 p-m. Participants at this drive will receive a long-sleeved T-shirt and the opportunity to win a 2020 Nissan Kicks during the Drive 2 Save Lives promotion. Appointments are strongly encouraged for this blood drive but are not necessary. Make an appointment to give at A Mask is required at this blood drive. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided for you.