Governors encourage people to give blood on National Blood Donation Day

Posted at 6:18 AM, Sep 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-05 06:18:25-04

(WXYZ) — As the threat of Hurricane Dorian continues, governors across the country have named Thursday National Blood Donation Day.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is encouraging people to donate through the American Red Cross. Doctors say one pint of blood can save up to three lives.

For more information on signing up or hosting a blood drive, visit the American Red Cross.