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Red Cross Issues Blood Emergency

Tue, 09 Jul 2013 12:24:24 CDT
By: Jim Browne

Red Cross Issues Blood Emergency Despite a call for donors last month, the Red Cross of the heartland today is issuing an emergency call for blood. Spokesman Ben Corey says some operations or procedures may have to be put on hold until supplies bounce back:


Corey says all types of blood are being sought, and, Corey says, there's an incentive:


Corey says donors can also hear one of the Red Cross' Summer Stories featuring blood recipients talking about how a blood donation changed, or even saved their lives. Donors can call 1-800-RED-CROSS to give blood.

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