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Central Plains Blood Services Region

 
August 23, 2016
The American Red Cross and Sport Clips Haircuts are teaming up to offer a free haircut coupon to those who come out to donate blood or platelets during September.  
July 26, 2016
While thousands of people from across the country responded to the emergency request for blood donations issued by the American Red Cross in early July, a critical blood shortage remains. The Red Cross urges eligible donors to give now to help ensure blood is available throughout the rest of the...
July 20, 2016
Rose Hill Middle School student Reese Naylor just turned 13 and enjoys baking cupcakes with her best friend. When she was 4, Reese was diagnosed with acute lymphocytic leukemia, and at 10, myelodysplastic syndrome. She has undergone many treatments including two bone marrow transplants, many rounds...
July 6, 2016
The American Red Cross has issued an emergency call for blood and platelets, urging all eligible donors to give now to replenish an extremely low summer blood supply.   
June 6, 2016
The American Red Cross is partnering with Nexcare Bandages and supermodel Niki Taylor to urge eligible blood and platelet donors to give this June in honor of World Blood Donor Day on June 14.
June 2, 2016
It’s time to party with purpose as the American Red Cross, Eagle Communications, Rocking M Radio and Salina Media Group announce the 21st annual Pump Up the Volume Blood Drive to be held at Sunrise Presbyterian Church from June 27-29. Blood donors across the Salina area have made this annual...
May 22, 2016
The American Red Cross urges blood and platelet donors to choose their day to give and help ensure blood is available for patients all summer long during its annual summer awareness campaign, sponsored by Suburban Propane.
May 2, 2016
May is Trauma Awareness Month and the American Red Cross and Sedgwick County Emergency Medical Service urge eligible donors to give blood or platelets to help ensure lifesaving blood products are available for trauma patients and others with serious medical needs.
April 21, 2016
Following a gunshot wound in August 2015, Haysville Middle School counselor Julie Dombo received 38 blood transfusions. She spent 114 days in three different hospitals on her road to recovery, which continues today.  Haysville Middle School students, faculty and staff will host an American Red...
March 23, 2016
The American Red Cross has a significant need for type O negative blood donors to donate blood for patients. Type O negative blood can be transfused to patients with any blood type and is often used in emergency situations. While less than 7 percent of the U.S. population has type O negative blood...