The American Red Cross Has Issued an Emergency Request for Donors of All Blood Types. 

The American Red Cross has issued an emergency request for donors of all blood types.Nationwide, donations were down about 10% in June.Summer is a challenging time of year for donations.In our region, the Red Cross needs about 700 donors a day to ensure an adequate blood supply.If you are older than 17, weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health, you might be eligible to donate blood.You can register to donate by calling 1-800-Red Cross, or stop by the donor center at the intersection of Hammond Street and Odlin Road in Bangor.