Blood Donations

Prisma Health joining Red Cross in call for Blood Donations

Area Blood supply is low and officials are asking for Blood donations

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Rolling up your sleeves for a good cause : Prisma Health is joining the Red Cross in calling for blood donations. A spokesperson for Prisma Health says the summer is normally a time when supplies are low, but that has been made much worse by the pandemic. To learn more about how and where you can give…

Red Cross urgently needs donors to help with severe blood shortage

COLUMBIA (WOLO): Blood donations are in dire need in South Carolina and across the nation. The American Red Cross says they’re not anywhere close to having their typical 5 day supply. “Tough situation right now. We’re in a blood shortage, not one that we’ve seen since March of last year,” said Red Cross South Carolina Communications Director, Ben Williamson.  Blood…

Red Cross experiencing blood shortage, looking for SC blood donors

The American Red Cross says it is experiencing a major blood shortage and they are looking for blood donors

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The American Red Cross says it is experiencing a major blood shortage and they are looking for blood donations. According to officials, donors of all blood types, especially type O, are urged to make an appointment in South Carolina.  Per the Red Cross:  You can schedule an appointment to give blood by using the Red Cross Blood…