Local Blood Supply Low, Area Doctors Concerned

January 27, 2022

Local health leaders are concerned about the shortage of blood donations and are asking for donors to help. The reason for the low blood supply is there are fewer donors and due to the pandemic there have not been as many blood drives held.

The American Red Cross is encouraging people to donate blood by making an appointment.

Doctors in the area say that with cancer patients blood is critical to their care. They also said if a mass casualty situation were to happen there would not be enough blood supply for them to respond.

If you would like to donate you can get more information and make an appointment by clicking here.

Source: 13WHAM.com

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