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With Holiday Season Approaching, Red Cross Calls For Donors


Last updated 11/1/2021 at 9:46am

With Thanksgiving and the holidays approaching, the American Red Cross urges donors to continue to make and keep appoint-ments now and in the weeks ahead to help overcome the ongoing emergency blood and platelet shortage that has significantly impacted the nation’s blood supply. In fact, the current blood supply is the lowest the Red Cross has seen this time of year in more than a decade, according to a news release.

Since declaring an emergency need for donors last month, thousands of people have come to Red Cross blood drives across the country to roll up a sleeve and help patients...

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