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Central Ohio

 
April 20, 2017
  During Trauma Awareness Month in May, the American Red Cross urges the community to help ensure lifesaving blood is available for patients with traumatic injuries and other serious medical needs by donating blood or platelets.   According to the National Trauma Institute, trauma...
April 18, 2017
The community is invited to give blood in memory of Josh Blauser at a special American Red Cross blood drive Monday, May 1, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Clear Fork High School in Bellville.  
April 13, 2017
The community is invited to give blood in honor of cancer survivor Cynthia Tolliver at a special American Red Cross blood drive Saturday, April 15, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Corinthian Missionary Baptist Church.  
April 3, 2017
Eligible blood donors of all blood types are encouraged to give blood through the American Red Cross this spring to help ensure a sufficient supply for hospital patients.   Donated blood is perishable and must constantly be replenished to keep up with hospital patient need. Red blood cells are...
March 22, 2017
Blood donations essential to patient care
March 14, 2017
The community is invited to give blood in honor of JJ Thomas at a special American Red Cross blood drive on Sunday, March 19, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Grizzell Middle School in Dublin.  
March 6, 2017
While many students were enjoying a holiday break from school this winter, Danny Williamson of Mt. Gilead was planning to help save lives by hosting an American Red Cross blood drive. The Mt. Gilead High School senior earned a $1,000 scholarship as a result of his efforts.  
March 1, 2017
All eligible blood donors are encouraged to give blood and help save lives in March, Red Cross Month. Donating is easier than ever with the Blood Donor App and RapidPass.  
February 15, 2017
During Red Cross Month in March, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to join in its lifesaving mission by giving blood.   Since 1943, every U.S. president has designated March as Red Cross Month to recognize how the Red Cross helps people across the country and around the world....
February 1, 2017
The American Red Cross urgently needs blood donors to make an appointment to give this winter so that patients can continue to receive lifesaving treatments.   Michael Harper knows how critical it is to have a readily available blood supply. “I used over 300 units of blood when I was...