Red Cross urging blood drives amid shortage

Donations have dropped nearly 25% since August.

News 12 Staff

Oct 11, 2023, 10:31 AM

Updated 283 days ago

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The American Red Cross says the United States blood supply has reached critically low levels.
The Red Cross is asking high schools and colleges to resume blood drives.
Donations have dropped nearly 25% since August.
A bust travel season and months of terrible weather caused drives to be canceled.
The Red Cross says the number of blood drives held at schools have still not reached pre-pandemic levels. CLICK HERE to find out more about blood donations, and how to find a drive.


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