KC area blood supplies drop to emergency levels — here’s how and when to donate in JoCo

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Blood supplies are at dangerously low levels for the American Red Cross and local blood centers like Community Blood Center. Photo credit Bryan Jones via Flickr. Photo used under a Creative Commons license.

Community Blood Center of Kansas City announced earlier this month that local blood supplies have again dropped to emergency levels.

In fact, for the fourth time this year, CBC’s blood supply is running at only a one- to two-day inventory during this holiday season.