Elmore County organizes blood drive in response to blood shortage

ELMORE COUNTY, AL (WSFA) - A time of critical blood shortages in Alabama prompted the residence of Elmore County to set aside time to give the gift of life in the Air Evac blood drive Saturday.

The drive was held at the Air Evac base at the Wetumpka airport and refreshments were provided to all those who came to give.

Air Evac helps transport patients to hospitals in times of emergency.

Blood drive organizers say the shortage of blood is great and the need is even greater.

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