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A Year Into The Pandemic, Vitalant Still Struggling For Blood Donors

A Year Into The Pandemic, Vitalant Still Struggling For Blood Donors

Posted: Apr 6, 2021 4:25 PM

Did you know last year 17,000 blood drives were cancelled due to covid-19? The nation is still in a blood shortage. Stephanie Kizziar with Vitalant stopped by to share some startling statistics and misconceptions about donating blood as the pandemic continues. 

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