Donors needed now to address delays in patient care
New effects of pandemic leading to significant drop in nation’s blood supply
June 23, 2021
The American Red Cross is experiencing a severe blood shortage as the number of trauma cases, organ transplants and elective surgeries rise — and deplete the nation’s blood inventory. Donors of all blood types — especially type O — are urged to make an appointment to give as soon as possible to prevent further impact to patients.
The Haxtun High School blood drive will be Tuesday, July 13 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the school. To schedule your appointment, call or text Janet at (970) 630-1111.
Right now, hospitals are responding to an atypically high number of traumas and emergenc...