Local volunteers and blood donors needed for busy wildfire season

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Valley News - Health
SAN DIEGO – Many weather experts predict a destructive wildfire season this year. The American Red Cross needs volunteers to help on the ground and blood and platelet donors to roll up a sleeve to maintain a stable blood supply in the face of emergencies. “This year’s wildfire season is already very active and dangerous because of the severe drought and dry woodlands in our area,” Debbie Leahy, Regional Disaster Officer, Red Cross Southern California Region, said. “After several years of record-breaking wildfires, the Red Cross is already responding in dozens of communities and asks you to train now to be a Red Cross volunteer and help if the need arises.”  SHELTER VOLUNTEERS AND HEALTH PROFESSIONALS NEEDED The Red Cross needs new volunteers to support disaster shel
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