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American Red Cross Facing Blood Shortage

 

August 1, 2019



To help address the current emergency blood shortage, all who come to give blood or platelets with the American Red Cross through Aug. 29 will receive an Amazon.com Gift Card via email. Currently, the Red Cross has less than a three-day supply of most blood types available and less than a two-day supply of type O blood.

Individuals can schedule an appointment to give now by activating Amazon’s Alexa Red Cross Blood Skill by saying, “Alexa, find a blood drive,” or by using the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting RedCrossBlood.org, or calling (1-800) RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).

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