Blood Donations

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…

American Red Cross seeking Blood Donations – Here’s how to help

COLUMBIA,  SC (WOLO)– The Red Cross is asking you to roll up your sleeve to help save a life.   The American Red Cross announced it has an urgent need for blood donations. Red Cross officials say the donations are needed to prevent a blood shortage as hospitals resume surgical procedures and patient treatments temporarily paused due to COVID-19. Per…