American Red Cross Facing Severe Blood Shortage

The American Red Cross tweeted Tuesday that it’s facing “a severe blood shortage due to an unprecedented number of blood drive cancellations during” the coronavirus outbreak.

Gov. Larry Hogan shared the tweet and encouraged Marylanders who are healthy to consider making an appointment to donate blood.

“Each and every one of us will have to work together as we face this unprecedented crisis,” Hogan tweeted.

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Deirdre Byrne is a social media coordinator for Montgomery Community Media. She can be reached at or on twitter at @DeirdreByrneMCM.


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