Red Cross makes emergency plea for blood donations

Posted at 7:33 PM, Jul 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-06 07:44:43-04

The American Red Cross is making an emergency request for blood and platelet donations.

The supply is already low and on top of that there are 650 fewer blood drives scheduled than in a normal week because of the holiday.

The Red Cross is expanding hours at some local donation sites.

You can find out when and where to give blood by clicking here.