As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the New York Blood Center (NYBC) is calling on the community to donate blood.
Today Chirlane and I gave blood and I’m asking you to do it as well. COVID-19 has disrupted the normal blood drives and the New York Blood Center supply is very low. If you’re able, go to . You can literally help save a life.
We’re doing everything we can to protect you and now we need YOU to help protect everyone in this city. If you’re able, we need you to give blood right away. The New York Blood Center supply is very low. We need you now. Go to or call 800-933-2566.
Mayor Bill de Blasio cautioned Sunday that the New York City Blood Center is down to just a two-day supply and pleaded with New Yorkers to help confront the latest health emergency posed by the virus.
Having already faced a shortage of hospital beds and ventilators, New York City officials say the novel coronavirus has spawned a new crisis: an alarmingly low blood supply. The city's blood center is now down to a two-day supply.
Last week, I tried to donate blood. I was rejected for being gay. We’re in the middle of a nationwide blood shortage, but gay and bisexual men are still being treated like second-class citizens. Here’s my letter to the New York Blood Center urging them to update this policy:
One World Trade Center's spire was lit pink to celebrate New York's decision to slaughter babies up to birth. They should've lit the spire in blood red. #MonsterCuomo