South Texas Blood and Tissue Center facing blood shortage

Updated: Jun. 10, 2021 at 6:01 PM CDT
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LAREDO, Tex. (KGNS) - South Texas is facing a crisis as demand from busy trauma centers are creating a blood shortage.

This summer season, blood orders are up 20% since last year.

On Wednesday at a news conference in San Antonio, the South Texas Blood and Tissue Center encouraged Texans to help save lives.

If you want to get involved, you can visit

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