Blood Needed During COVID-19

Princeton Area Blood Drive

The U.S. blood supply is facing a shortage during the coronavirus pandemic. The COVID-19 outbreak is affecting the supply for the entire country. Donations from healthy people in the Greater Princeton Area are needed to avoid an additional health care crisis.

There is a natural fear over donating blood during this pandemic. However, according to America’s Blood Centers, whose facilities, in addition to those operated by the Red Cross,┬áit is safe to give. They are executing greater social distancing measures and infection control protocols.

Here are local facilities where you can schedule an appointment to give blood: