Flu, holidays combine to leave supplies low

Published: Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 03:50 PM.

She said donations of all blood types are needed, but concern is especially high for O Negative and B negative.

January is National Blood Donor Month.

"That’s even more of a reason for people to come out and donate and ensure that the Red Cross has a stable blood supply for our patients in need," Willis said.

The next opportunity for residents to donate blood is during a drive from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday at St. Paul Lutheran Church off U.S. 70 in Havelock. 

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