The Red Cross says blood supplies in Eastern Carolina are critically low, in part because of collection disruption during Tropical Storm Hanna.
The Red Cross reports less than a one-day supply of many blood types in Eastern Carolina.
The Onslow County scheduled a blood drive Friday from 10-2 at the Jacksonville Commons Recreation Center. To find a blood drive near you, click on the related link below.
Nationally, the blood supply is also short because of the lost collection days from Faye, Gustav and Ike.