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New York Blood Center declares 1st blood emergency of the year

The current stock of blood is 12% below hospital needs and far below the pre-pandemic level.

News 12 Staff

Mar 6, 2023, 10:59 PM

Updated 474 days ago

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The New York Blood Center on Monday declared the first blood emergency of 2023.
The organization says it received 6,000 fewer donations in February than the previous year.
The current stock of blood is 12% below hospital needs and far below the pre-pandemic level.
Anyone who wants to donate blood can make an appointment here.


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