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Central Ohio

 
January 18, 2017
Following several rounds of severe winter weather in many parts of the country, the American Red Cross urges eligible blood and platelet donors to help restock its shelves to overcome a shortage.   Since Dec. 1, about 300 blood drives across 27 states have been forced to cancel due to...
January 11, 2017
The community is invited to give blood in honor of Grant Fischer at a special American Red Cross blood drive on Tuesday, Jan. 17, from 3 to 8 p.m. at Olentangy Meadows Elementary.
January 4, 2017
The American Red Cross has a severe winter blood shortage and is issuing an emergency call for blood and platelet donors to make a donation appointment now and help save patient lives.    Hectic holiday schedules for many regular blood donors contributed to about 37,000 fewer...
December 19, 2016
As freezing temperatures and harsh weather grip much of the nation, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to make an appointment to give blood or platelets to help meet the constant need for blood this winter.  
December 5, 2016
It can’t be wrapped or placed under a tree, but the perfect gift can help save patient lives this holiday season. The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give the lifesaving gift of a blood donation in December, a time when donations decline but the needs of patients remain steady....
November 22, 2016
The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give the perfect gift this holiday season – a lifesaving blood or platelet donation. By rolling up a sleeve, donors can help ensure patients continue to receive treatment throughout the holiday season.   Busy holiday schedules and travel...
October 31, 2016
Buckeyes seek to keep trophy from Michigan in 35th annual Blood Battle Annual competition between schools generates thousands of blood donations   Michigan wins 35th Blood Battle by 8 donations
July 25, 2016
COLUMBUS, Ohio — While thousands of people from across the country responded to the emergency request for blood and platelet 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...
July 11, 2016
BUCYRUS, Ohio — The community is invited to give blood in memory of Noah Lear at a special American Red Cross blood drive on Friday, July 22, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Bucyrus High School. Organizers hope the event will bring in 100 blood donations in Noah’s name.
July 5, 2016
COLUMBUS, Ohio (July 5, 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.