WHY YOU SHOULD CONSIDER DONATING BLOOD
By Pierre Mouchette | Bits-n-Pieces
In January 2022, the American Red Cross proclaimed a blood shortage emergency. Health care providers are delaying surgeries, and people are going without transfusions because of inadequate blood donations.
Did you know a blood transfusion is necessary every 2 seconds in the U.S., and a blood contribution is only good for 42 days? There is no way to make blood. It only comes from donations. So if people are not donating, there is no way to keep pace with the need.
When you know your blood type, the following are facts to consider:
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