While we continue to combat the novel coronavirus, we are starting to see more major consequences of the outbreak come to light. The American Red Cross and health officials around the nation are calling on all healthy individuals to donate blood due to the threatening shortage they’re currently facing.
Donating blood is a safe process and people should not hesitate to give or receive blood. Please consider scheduling an appointment with American Red Cross today. The shortage will most likely continue into the summer, so even if your appointment is weeks away it will still make a big difference.
Please remember that we are in this fight together, and the health and safety of all of us depend on the actions we take today.
I promise to keep you informed of new information as it becomes available. You can also visit my dedicated COVID-19 page to see additional state resources. And remember to wash those hands!