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Need for blood doesn't stop for holidays – donors needed


Last updated 12/6/2019 at 2:43am

SAN DIEGO COUNTY – Between Thanksgiving and Christmas, more than 1 million units of blood could be transfused in the United States. Individuals are urged to give a lifesaving gift this holiday season by making an appointment to donate blood or platelets and help the American Red Cross ensure a sufficient supply is available for patients throughout the holiday season. Those with type O blood are especially needed.

Fallbrook residents can donate blood Dec. 17, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Fallbrook Library, 124 South Mission Road.

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