We've all heard the expression, "It takes a village." Where it came from isn't 100 percent clear. But what is certain is that when it comes to our community's response to the current national blood shortage - it's up to all of us.
On this edition of Bloodworks 101, producer John Yeager speaks with Dr. Jorge Reyes, the Chief of Transplant at the University of Washington and Seattle Childrens' Hospital. And as John finds out, for Reyes, the impact of not having enough blood on hand became very real and very personal.