Our deepest sympathies to those affected by the shootings at Fort Hood today.
UPDATED 10:00 AM EST, FRIDAY NOV. 6
If you are looking for loved ones on Fort Hood you can visit the Red Cross Safe and Well List. In order to complete a search you will need to know the phone number or address of your loved one.
If you are on the post, we encourage you to register on Safe and Well so others know you are safe. If you have spoken to loved ones on Fort Hood, you can register them on Safe and Well by visiting www.redcross.org. Safe and Well does not provide a specific location of those who have registered and all personal information is kept confidential.
We do have personnel who work on the post at Fort Hood. We have been in contact with those staff members and they are safe. The Army has not requested any Red Cross help at this point, but we do stand ready if needed.
The Red Cross has supplied nearly 150 units of blood and blood products to Darnall Army Medical Center and Scott and White Hospital.
Although not all blood donations over the next several days will be needed for the victims of this tragedy, your blood can be used to help treat others with illnesses and injuries. If you are eligible to give blood or have questions about donating, please call 1-800-GIVE-LIFE (800-448-3543) to make an appointment or visit us online at givelife.org. It is important to make an appointment before you show up.
Families seeking more information can call the Army hotlines at (254) 724-4376 (local) or (866) 836-2751.
- Scott & White Hospital has additional information about blood donation needs
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