U.S. Senators calling for CT residents to donate blood


(WTNH) — Local leaders are set to encourage people who can to donate blood. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, blood donations are down.

U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy will be meeting at The Red Cross around 1 p.m. Thursday.

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Officials say every two seconds, someone in the U.S. requires blood and just one donation can help save more than one life.

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