8 min

What You Need to Know About the National Blood Crisis The Health Nexus

    • Medicine

The nation is experiencing a shortage of blood products. There’s been decline in the number of people donating blood and a drop in blood drives. The result is doctors being forced to make tough decisions about who receives transfusions and who will need to wait until more products are available.

 

Experts from Jefferson and the American Red Cross address myths behind donating blood, explain how blood is used regularly in the hospital setting, and detail what you can do to help in this time of crisis.

 

To schedule a donation through Jefferson call 215-955-7791 or click here.

To schedule a donation through the American Red Cross, click here.

 

Visit The Health Nexus for more information from our experts. 

 

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@TJUHospital on Twitter

@JeffersonHospital on Facebook

The nation is experiencing a shortage of blood products. There’s been decline in the number of people donating blood and a drop in blood drives. The result is doctors being forced to make tough decisions about who receives transfusions and who will need to wait until more products are available.

 

Experts from Jefferson and the American Red Cross address myths behind donating blood, explain how blood is used regularly in the hospital setting, and detail what you can do to help in this time of crisis.

 

To schedule a donation through Jefferson call 215-955-7791 or click here.

To schedule a donation through the American Red Cross, click here.

 

Visit The Health Nexus for more information from our experts. 

 

@JeffersonHealth IG

@TJUHospital on Twitter

@JeffersonHospital on Facebook

8 min