MEDIC Desperate for Blood Donations

Mar 20, 2020

Credit MEDIC Regional Blood Center

An already dire blood shortage in Tennessee and other states is being made worse by the fear of the coronavirus and COVID-19. MEDIC Regional Blood Center is feeling the pinch. WUOT’s Chrissy Keuper spoke with Kristy Altman, MEDIC’s Director of Communications and Donor Engagement, about the current blood shortage and about what protocols MEDIC has in place to keep blood donors and the community safe.

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