The Red Cross says the holidays, an active flu season and the bitter cold snap have all led to a critical shortage of donated blood and platelets.
There are many blood drives scheduled for the Lakes Region in the coming weeks.
The timing is critical and the need is clear.
On Jan. 6, the Town of West Springfield hosted a community blood drive at the Unico building to help spread the word that more blood is needed.
However, the only way patients in need can receive blood transfusions is through voluntary blood donation and blood drives, making these vital events.
"Last week's massive winter storm had a significant impact on our blood supply with blood drives canceled from SC to Maine", Chris Hrouda, the president of Red Cross Blood Services, said in a statement.
The recent winter storm made a bad situation even worse when it comes to the region's blood supply, according to Mary Brant, external communications manager of the Northern New England Red Cross Blood Services region.
After the drive, the Red Cross sent out an "urgent need appeal" to media outlets and other outreach platforms with the hopes of encouraging more donors.
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1 in 4 people who enter the hospital actually need a blood transfusion and many patients need blood on a regular basis. It opened as a Red Cross site March 2017.
People with type O and type B negative blood are especially asked to donate.
All blood types are needed.
February 6 - 10:45 a.m. -5 p.m., Moose Lodge, 211 E 12th St.
Immanuel Christian Reformed Church, 517 Orange Ave., Ripon, 2 p.m. -7 p.m. Wednesday.
Mendota: Jan. 12 - noon-5 p.m., OSF St. Paul Medical Center, 1401 12th St.
Marine City: 12:45 p.m.to 6:30 p.m. January 29 at the Marine City Fire Department, located at 200 S. Parker St.
Chesterfield Township: 2:30 p.m.to 8:15 p.m. January 24 at Dean A. Naldrett Elementary School, located at 47800 Sugarbush Road.
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Packaging Corporation of America (PKG) Analysts See $1.51 EPS
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IndusInd Bank's Q3 net profit up nearly 25%
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Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG)
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Vetr Upgrades Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) to "Hold"
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Idea launches Rs 93 plan, offers 'unlimited calling'
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