TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP)– The American Red Cross has issued an emergency call for blood and platelet donations for New Jersey.
The nonprofit relief organization said that blood donations have fallen short of hospital needs by 39,000 donations.READ MORE: Federal Arrest Warrant Issued For Gabby Petito's Missing Fiancé Brian Laundrie
They say that the holiday weekend may have caused regular donors to postpone donations.READ MORE: 'I Can't Take This Anymore': Heavy Rain In Tri-State Area Renews Flooding Concerns For Many Still Dealing With Damage From Ida
People looking to donate can visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS.
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