Red Cross Declares Blood Emergency - WLNS TV 6 Lansing - Jackson | Your Local News Leader

Red Cross Declares Blood Emergency

Posted: Updated:

LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) - The Red Cross has been very busy this summer and with so many people on the roads traveling, they need your donations more than ever.

Following the three day Labor Day weekend, the American Red Cross of Lansing is declaring an urgent need for eligible and healthy donors to make appointments to donate platelets and blood to restock the supply.

This weekend, the Red Cross saw a spike in demand at local hospitals and are now urging community members to drop by to save a life.

The red cross calls for 650 units of blood a day just to function. The Lansing branch is open Monday through Friday. They take appointments and walk-ins.

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WLNS. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Click Here to link to the FCC's public inspection file for WLNS-TV and Here to view the WLAJ-TV file. Persons with Disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's FCC public inspection file should contact: Teresa Morton- Program Director for WLNS and WLAJ at 517-372-8282. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or