Coast Live


How to safely give blood with American Red Cross on Coast Live

Posted at 12:27 PM, Mar 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-17 12:27:34-04

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. - As the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic spreads throughout the U.S., a significant number of blood drives have been canceled, and the American Red Cross now faces a shortage of blood for hospital patients in need. American Red Cross President and CEO Gail J. McGovern joins us to talk about the precautions that the organization is taking to help donors and patients stay safe and ways that people can still donate blood during the outbreak.

For more information visit