Blood supply shortage nationwide
SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - Many people are marking September 11 by giving blood. It’s part of the nationwide 9/11 Day of Service campaign.
According to the American Red Cross and the Blood Connection, hospitals are facing a shortage. The need for blood is out pacing donations.
Supply levels fell nearly 25 percent since August.
“We’ve had a shortage, there’s now a critical need for blood O-negative. There’s a need for all blood types to serve and continue serving the needs of our community,” Jimmy Wooten said.
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