The American Red Cross is holding several blood drives in this area in response to an urgent need for blood donations.
Red Cross Blood Drives are being held Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at different locations in the New Bern area. Go here to find a day and location that is convenient for you.
According to a news release, CarolinaEast Medical Center is over 600 units short of blood due to disasters, shootings, etc.
Register on line for a faster donation time and shorter wait time.