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Blood donations need for upcoming holiday weekend

Posted at 7:28 AM, Jul 02, 2020

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — There is an urgent need for blood, and the Nebraska Community Blood Bank is asking for your help.

With the ongoing challenge of getting donors during the COVID-19 pandemic and with the upcoming holiday weekend, there is a shortage of blood and platelet donations.

To find out where and when you can give, just call the Nebraska Community Blood Bank at 877-486-9414. If you give through July 10 you get a free Saving Lives Six Feet Apart T-shirt.

Nearly all the blood donated helps those in Nebraska.