American Red Cross Looking For More Blood Donations

07/05/17 – 2:16 P.M.

The American Red Cross is facing a critical blood shortage affecting their available blood supply. Blood Services Communicator Christina Peters says this is because they aren’t getting the help they need.

Christina Peters

Peters said you can help by donating blood. You can schedule an appointment online or by attending a blood drive. Peters said that people carry between 10 and 12 pints of blood in their body but that during a donation only one is taken.