New York Blood Center at extreme shortage levels

NEW YORK (WABC) -- The New York Blood Center is in desperately in need of blood.

The supply is now down to less than a day for O Negative and less than 2 days for B Negative.

Normally they like to have at least a week's supply.

The Blood Center supplies 150 hospitals in New York and New Jersey.

If you'd like to donate you can contact the center at nybloodcenter.org.

Or call them at 1-800-933-BLOOD.

Bill Ritter will speak with Mr. Harvey Schaffler of the New York Blood Center on Sunday at 11 a.m. on "Up Close".
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