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Coronavirus Concerns Impacting Blood Donations - Brevard NC

 

Last updated 3/12/2020 at 10:20am



Concerns about COVID-19 (coronavirus) are negatively impacting blood donations.

Blood centers across the nation are pleading for anyone who is feeling healthy to do their part and donate.

For a few weeks now, The Blood Connection (TBC) has seen an increase in blood drive cancellations and low donor turnout due to the fears surrounding the virus that has been heavily covered in the news.

TBC and other blood centers nationwide are concerned that this could lead to blood shortages, which could impact local hospitals.

“The impacts on the blood supply from COVID-19 will only be as bad a...



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