Why Give Blood in January?
"Almost always during the holidays, we suffer a serious shortage," said Dr. Jerry Squires, chief medical officer for the American Red Cross. That is why January is National Volunteer Blood Donor Month.
Who can give blood?
Who cannot give blood?
How often can blood be given?
Sources: The American Association of Blood Banks. The American Red Cross.
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