2008-08-20 / Briefly Noted
Scarcity of Critical Blood Types Continues
Red Cross has immediate need for blood donors to increase supply
The American Red Cross Blood Services, New York- Penn Region reported on August 15, 2008 that a scarcity of critical blood types continues. All blood types are needed, and locally, there is less than a twoday supply of types O negative, the universal blood type, as well as O positive, and A negative.