LOUIS, Mo. _ If you have blood to give, the American Red Cross wants it. St. Louis and the metro area are facing a critical blood shortage.
"The Red Cross continues to have an emergency need for blood and platelet donors to give now and help save patient lives", said Tiffany Taylor, external communications manager of the Tennessee Valley Blood Services Region. Donation appointments and completion of a RapidPass online health history questionnaire are encouraged to help reduce the time it takes to donate.As a special thank-you, those who come out to give blood or platelets with the Red Cross through August 31 will be emailed a $5 Target e-gift card.Upcoming blood donation opportunities include:WilsonJuly 27 - 9 a.m. - 11:45 a.m., Lowe's of Wilson, 2501 Forest Hill RoadJuly 27 - 2:15-5:15 p.m., Best Buy of Wilson, 3401 Raleigh Road Parkway W.August 1 - 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Joyner's Funeral Home, 4100 USA 264 NWAug.
Making an appointment saves time, as does completing the RapidPass health history online before going in to donate.
Upcoming blood donation opportunities July 25th-Aug.
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You can learn when and where to donate blood at the American Red Cross site.
"Every two seconds, somebody in our country needs blood", Hale told KRMG Wednesday. Everyone is so giving - whether it be giving blood, donating their time to help prepare for the day, volunteering during the blood drive or serving delicious snacks.
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