Donate Blood: Blood Drives Slated At 5 SDCCU Branches In County

Kristina Houck

SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — San Diego County Credit Union is hosting blood drives Tuesday at five locations in San Diego County.

The blood drives are in support of the San Diego Blood Bank, which SDCCU has supported for nearly 20 years.

"Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there is currently an extremely low inventory of blood, hospital shelves are almost empty, and this short supply is affecting thousands of patients," a news release from the financial institution said. "The community is encouraged to help – lives depend on it!"

The blood drives in the county are scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the parking lots at the following locations:

This article originally appeared on the San Diego Patch