Rex calls on donors as blood supply reaches critical level
Posted August 7, 2012
Rex Blood Services is calling for donors to help replenish blood supplies, which are reaching critical levels.
Rex officials said that supplies are especially low for A-positive, A-negative and B-positive blood types.
Rex Blood Services supplies blood to Rex Hospital and other area hospitals.
Donors may visit the Rex Blood Center in Raleigh at 2709 Blue Ridge Road, Suite 150, across from Rex Hospital, from 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday and Wednesday. The center is also open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.
There are free lunches for donors from noon to 2 p.m. Mondays and Fridays, and appointments are strongly recommended during those times.
The center also is open on the first and third Saturday of every month from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
To schedule an appointment to donate blood, call Rex Blood Services at 919-784-4750.