BOISE, Idaho — In response to the blood shortage crisis, governors across the United States have honored the request of the American Red Cross, Vitalant, Dr. Daliah Wachs, syndicated radio personality, and blood banks across the country to proclaim a state Blood Donation Day.
Idaho Blood Donation Day will be Thursday, September 5. National Blood Donation Week is September 2 - September 9.
States with Blood Donation Days (with more coming next week) include:
- New Hampshire
- New Jersey
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
- Rhode Island
- South Carolina
- West Virginia
Arizona has proclaimed September 2-9 Arizona Blood Donation Week.