The American Red Cross has issued an emergency call for blood donors of all blood types. You can make an appointment to donate using the Blood Donor App, at RedCrossBlood.org or by calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).

There are also many blood drives being held in July:

BRUNSWICK COUNTY

Calabash

July 30, 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Calabash VFW, 900 Carter Dr.

Leland

July 12, 1:30-6 p.m., Brunswick Forest Community Blood Drive, 2701 Brunswick Forest Parkway

Oak Island

July 11, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Oceanview United Methodist Church, 8400 E. Oak Island Drive
July 22, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Oak Island Elks Lodge, 102E Dolphin Drive

Shallotte

July 17, 2-6:30 p.m., Rivers Edge Golf Club & Plantation, 467 Laurel Valley Drive

Southport

July 24, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Dosher Hospital, 924 Howe Street

NEW HANOVER COUNTY

Kure Beach

July 26, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Kure Beach Community Center, 118 North 3rd Street

Wilmington

July 10, 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Wilmington Blood Donation Center, 1102 South 16th Street
July 12, 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Wilmington Blood Donation Center, 1102 South 16th Street
July 12, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., NCINO Wilmington, 6770 Parker Farm Drive
July 13, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Lifepoint Church, 3534 South College Road
July 15, noon-4:30 p.m., Porters Neck Country Club, 8405 Vintage Club Dr
July 15, 1-6:30 p.m., Wilmington Blood Donation Center, 1102 South 16th Street
July 17, 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Wilmington Blood Donation Center, 1102 South 16th Street
July 19, 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Wilmington Blood Donation Center, 1102 South 16th Street
July 22, 1-6:30 p.m., Wilmington Blood Donation Center, 1102 South 16th Street
July 23, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Keller Williams, 1001 Military Cutloff, Suite 101
July 24, 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Wilmington Blood Donation Center, 1102 South 16th Street
July 25, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., New Hanover Regional Network AirLink VitaLink, 5301 Wrightsville Ave
July 26, 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Wilmington Blood Donation Center, 1102 South 16th Street
July 26, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Cape Fear Heart Associates, 1415 Physicians Dr.
July 29, 1-6:30 p.m., Wilmington Blood Donation Center, 1102 South 16th Street
July 30, noon-5 p.m., J Michael’s Philly Deli-Monkey Junction, 609 Piner Road
July 31, 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Wilmington Blood Donation Center, 1102 South 16th Street