BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The University of Maryland Medical Center is collaborating with the University of Maryland, Baltimore to host its monthly blood drive in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
There is currently an unprecedented blood shortage across the nation, according to health officials.
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Organizers of the blood drive said the nationwide blood shortage is why this three-day blood drive is more important than ever.
The blood drive is scheduled for Wednesday, March 25, and Thursday, March 26, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
There is also a blood drive scheduled for Friday, March 27, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
All three blood drives will be held at the University of Maryland, Baltimore SMC Campus Center.