The need is especially critical on the East Coast which has been socked by frigid temperatures.
Michigan Blood stated there is now an urgent need for all blood types and a special need for O-negative blood, the universal donor, which has dangerously low levels.
Severe winter weather has had a major impact, with more than 150 blood drives nationwide forced to cancel due to severe cold and snow.
Attorney General Rescinds Obama-Era Marijuana Guidelines
Coos County Sherriff Craig Zanni said, "This is now a federal issue related to a change of federal prosecutor's directives". Q: How will this affect states that have legalized recreational marijuana? Other state officials expressed disappointment.
LifeShare is asking people to give blood in the coming days and weeks. They have to be transfused within five days, Lewis said.
"We hope new donors will consider making a donation during this time of need as well".
Over 40 hospitals and medical facilities in a 10-county area depend on the supply of blood provided by We Are Blood.
Katie Nolan Warned, Not Suspended by ESPN ... For Trump Attack
While appearing on Viceland's talk show " Desus and Mero ", the 30-year-old sports talker called POTUS a "f-ing stupid person". ESPN viewers quickly took to social media questioning the company's position on Nolan's comments.
The agency also needs type O negative blood, which is a universal blood type that anyone can receive. It is often used for premature infants and trauma patients. Accident and burn victims, heart surgery and organ transplant patients, and patients receiving treatment for leukemia, cancer or sickle cell disease may all require blood to help save their lives.
As part of the Blood Systems Blood Services division, LifeShare is included in a multi-state network of blood centers, according to the release. "The Red Cross is doing everything we can to ensure blood products are available for hospital patients during these hard winter months, but we need help from our regular donors - as well as those who are willing to donate for the first time - to give as soon as possible".
The need for blood is constant, so it is important that donations are given on an ongoing basis. It can take 24 to 36 hours to collect, test, process and distribute blood where it's needed.
Conte On Barkley: He Has Great Potential
Barkley scored five goals and recorded eight assists in the Premier League last season as Everton finished seventh in the table. Blues chief Conte said: "We are talking about an English player, a young player, with good prospects for Chelsea".
Eligible donors must be in good health, at least 17 years old and weigh at least 115 pounds.
- Engineer killed, eight missing in J&K avalanche
- Saints season-long dominance of Panthers continues in 31-26 wildcard win
- Golden Globes: 5 Actresses Who Brought Activists to the Show
- Pakistan Army powerful without United States aid as well: ISPR DG
- Golden Globes: 10 Memorable Moments From the Show
- Roy Moore's Jewish Attorney Is Actually a Christian
- Atlantic Trust Group LLC Buys 1335522 Shares of Charles Schwab Corp (SCHW)
- Cameron Jordan mocks Cam Newton, Matt Kalil after victory
- Zidane: We will not 'go crazy' after Celta Vigo draw
- Bolivia Slams US 'Clumsiness' at UNSC Meeting On Iran Protests