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Red Cross says there is a Type O blood shortage

Reach Out Utah Blood Drive
Posted at 6:22 PM, May 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-14 19:25:39-04

The American Red Cross says it is in desperate need of Type O Blood donors.

This blood type is special because it can be used to help any patient, regardless of their blood type.

The Red Cross says it has less than a two-day supply of Type O for emergency rooms, where it is most critical.

Everyone who donates blood will be given a $5 Amazon gift card.

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