The American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood donations to prevent another blood s shortage as hospitals resume surgical procedures and patient treatments that were temporarily paused earlier this e spring in response to the COVID-19 in pandemic.
Healthy individuals who are feeling well are asked to make an appointment It to donate in the weeks and months b ahead by downloading the free Red 42 Cruss Blood Donvi App, visiting ju RedCrossBlood.org, calling 1-800- be RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or da enabling the Blood Donor Skill on any an Alexa Echo device.
In recent weeks, hospital demand for blood products has grown by 30% after sharply declining in early April amid Th this rapidly changing and complex pl public health crisis. At the same time, CO blood drives continue to be canceled as tin many businesses and community wh organizations remain closed. Donors com are needed to make and keep scheduled the appointments to help meet the current wil need.