LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — UMC hosted a blood drive on Tuesday in honor of 1 October.
The event took place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. but organizers say they need blood year-round.
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"Across the street right now we have people in surgery, we have people in the trauma center, we have children in children's hospital," says Chief Experience Officer Danita Cohen.
"They all need blood, so we always have a need for blood donations."
To find an upcoming blood drive or make an appointment to donate blood visit BloodHero.com.