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Central Ohio

March 9, 2012
Colds and flu are typically thought to impact only the person suffering from the symptoms.  Unfortunately, a current outbreak of colds and flu has also created an urgent need for blood donors.  Many who had intended to donate blood have told the local Red Cross they cannot give right now...
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 -