Red Cross In Need of Blood, Especially Type O

CLEVELAND, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC and ONN) – The American Red Cross is out for blood.

There’s a blood shortage currently, with more people going to hospitals for those critical surgeries they put off during the pandemic.

And, the Red Cross explains they’ll use more blood because they’re sicker.

Type O blood is a particular need.

Blood demand is up 10-percent over the last three months,

You can give daily at the Summit Blood Donation center on West Market Street in Akron.

Check this tool for donation opportunities in your area.