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American Red Cross hosts monthly blood drive

Airman getting blood drawn

An Airman from the 375th Air Mobility Wing has her blood drawn during a monthly American Red Cross blood drive hosted at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., May 12, 2020. During the events, there are multiple stations Airmen can go to have the process completed. (U.S. Air Force photo by Shannon Moorehead)

Drawing blood

Toriand Fiertag, American Red Cross registered phlebotomist, draws blood from an Airman during the monthly blood drive hosted on Scott Air Force Base, Ill., May 12, 2020. During the donation, the blood is tested for infectious disease to ensure it is safe for use. (U.S. Air Force photo by Shannon Moorehead)

Blood draw

An Airman from Scott Air Force Base, Ill., evaluates her arm after having blood drawn during the monthly American Red Cross blood drive event hosted on the installation May 12, 2020. After giving blood, elevating the puncture point above the heart helps in stopping hemorrhaging. (U.S. Air Force photo by Shannon Moorehead)

Taping off arm

An Airman from Scott Air Force Base, Ill., has a bandage placed on her arm after giving blood at an American Red Cross blood drive hosted on Scott AFB May 12, 2020. The organization frequents the installation on a monthly basis. (U.S. Air Force photo by Shannon Moorehead)

SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. --

Representatives from the American Red Cross visited Scott Air Force Base, Ill., May 12, 2020 for the blood drive that is hosted on the installation monthly.