Blood supply reaches critical need

newsroom@islandpacket.comJuly 14, 2014 

The Blood Alliance, which supplies local hospitals, is experiencing summer shortages and is in critical need of O-negative, O-positive, A-negative and B-positive blood types.

The alliance says anyone who stops by one of its donor centers or Bloodmobiles this weekend will get a free "Life Is Unpredictable" T-shirt.

For a list of the various blood drives open this weekend, go to

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