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National blood centers facing 'dangerously low' shortages

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National and local blood banks are facing severe shortages
Posted at 7:46 PM, Jun 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-21 20:50:08-04

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Health officials are urging Americans to donate blood as the nation faces a severe shortage.

The American Association of Blood Banks says blood supply is "dangerously low" at centers nationwide.

That includes the Coastal Bend Blood Center in Corpus Christi.

They're looking for "o -positive" blood donations.

And if you'd like to help out, please call the blood center at 361-855-4943