Blood drive next week
July 12, 2019
Blood is a liquid that circulates throughout the body via a pathway of blood vessels, arteries and veins. It carries nutrients, oxygen, antibodies and other necessities of life to every cell and tissue. Blood is also the means by which waste and waste byproducts are removed from cells. The main function of blood is to act as the body’s transport system, but it also has a major role in the body’s defense against infection. Having a healthy supply of blood is important to overall well being.
Every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood. That’s why it’s so important to continuou...