Newsroom Archive

Central Ohio

January 5, 2012
Honor blood donors, sponsor blood drives, encourage others to give  
December 5, 2011
More than 1,000 blood donations were made by employees in the corrections community across the state of Ohio recently in the third annual state corrections blood challenge.    Corrections facilities across the state of Ohio teamed up to fight summer blood shortages in a friendly...
November 25, 2011
Wolverines take trophy for 4th year  
October 25, 2011
Michigan has won the 2011 Blood Battle   Blood Battle final score: (as of Nov. 25, 2011)
October 7, 2011
Here in Central Ohio, the local blood supply is critically low.  The Red Cross strives to keep a 3 to 5 day supply of each blood type on hand, but currently has less than a one day supply of 5 of the 8 blood types. 
September 15, 2011
Family urges blood donation as season changes - Red Cross reports supplies remain low -
August 29, 2011
UPDATED:  09-08-2011 Hurricane Irene is shaping up to become a large flooding operation for the American Red Cross.  This includes ensuring there is a sufficient blood supply for the constant need as well as any special needs caused the by the disaster. 
July 20, 2011
The hit ABC-TV show Extreme Makeover: Home Edition is coming to Columbus this summer for an episode and is partnering with the American Red Cross.  The lives of one central Ohio family will change through the show, and the community is invited to participate by attending a blood drive in...
July 19, 2011
Red Cross urges public to donate blood while supplies remain critically low The American Red Cross in Central Ohio continues its plea for blood donors as an extended heat wave keeps many indoors.  Because of extremely high temperatures many people who would otherwise come to donate blood are...