A critical blood shortage across the U.S.is prompting American Red Cross officials to sound the alarm.
Here's the significance: every two seconds in the US, blood and platelets are desperately needed to respond to accident and burn victim emergencies, heart surgeries and organ transplant procedures, as well as patients receiving cancer treatments.
Some 61,000 fewer donations were given during the last two months, causing a significant draw down of the Red Cross blood supply nationally.
"Not all superheroes wear a cape, so you can be someone's hero today", said Alana Mauger, external communications manager for the Penn-Jersey Blood Services Region of the American Red Cross.
"Blood can't be manufactured", said Mauger.
Brittany Scalise donating platelets with the American Red Cross. The Red Cross must collect almost 14,000 blood donations every day for patients at approximately 2,600 hospitals across the country.
"We encourage people before they come out to give, to eat a good meal, [and] drink lots of water", said Mauger.
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