Alex PfenengerAPR student intern
Alex Pfeneger is a University of Alabama intern in the Alabama Public Radio news room. On his first day on the job, Alex contributed newscast copy and audio on the blood shortage caused by the tornado that hit the city of Selma, as well as Dallas and Autauga Counties.
Local hospitals are asking the public to roll up their sleeves in the wake of deadly storms in Alabama. Facilities say the state is feeling the impact of blood shortages now more than ever.