The Upper Peninsula is in critical need of blood

It’s all fun and games until someone gets hurt.

With more people out on bikes, 4-wheelers, and boats, the risk of injuries increases in the summer.

More surgeries, transfusions, and traumas mean a greater need for blood.

So what happens when there’s not enough blood donors to maintain our hospitals?

Marta Berglund has the story below.

Set up your appointment to donate by visiting: UP Regional Blood Center (