American Red Cross of Illinois stressing blood donations amid historic heat

The American Red Cross of Illinois stresses the ever-present demand for all blood types at its central Illinois locations and surrounding areas.

Jayce Eustice, communications manager with the nonprofit, said this month, blood and platelet donors are critically needed to support lifesaving transfusions this summer.

“Donors of all blood types are in demand, especially those with type O blood and donors giving platelets,” he said.

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