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The resources on these pages provide current information for media professionals to share with their audiences. We invite members of the press to use this information or to contact our communications staff for additional statistics, commentary on current issues, or to arrange interviews with staff experts.

 

Additional Resources

  • National Media Resources Center
    Visit the American Red Cross National Media Resource Center for the latest press releases and other information to help share stories about the Red Cross mission.

  • Blood Facts and Statistics
    Facts about blood, the donation process, blood components, testing, the need for blood and the American Red Cross Blood Services

  • History of Blood Transfusion
    A pictorial timeline highlighting significant moments in the history of transfusion from the 1600's to the present

 

Media Contact

If you have questions or would like to schedule a media interview, please contact:

Rodney Wilson, External Communications Manager 
Central Ohio Blood Services Region
995 East Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43205
(614) 253-2740 ext. 2347 (p)
CentralOhioComm@redcross.org

Follow us on Twitter @RedCrossBloodOH

 

 

 
April 1, 2015
Give blood to help beat Penn State in the Fight for Life!   Current Score: Updated 04-22-2015 OSU = 690
March 9, 2015
  Donors urgently needed after nearly 1,000 blood drives canceled since Feb. 1  
February 17, 2015
  Support the American Red Cross and become an everyday hero March is Red Cross Month   Columbus, OH (Feb. 17, 2015) — In honor of Red Cross Month in March, the American Red Cross encourages people to uncover their inner hero and donate blood or platelets, volunteer their time or...
January 26, 2015
Blood donation encouraged once travel is safe   Updated 02-02-2015 Due to recent severe winter weather, the following American Red Cross blood drives have been canceled:   Monday, January 26, 2015:
January 8, 2015
New SleevesUp website from the American Red Cross lets supporters host virtual blood drives Resolve to give blood or platelets, and encourage others, during National Blood Donor Month  
December 16, 2014
American Red Cross, Trans-Siberian Orchestra offer blood donors tickets to upcoming concert  
November 28, 2014
  Buckeyes take trophy back from Wolverines
November 19, 2014
‘Fuel Your Community’ campaign supports the collection of thousands of blood donations in October   The first nationwide partnership and “Fuel Your Community” campaign between the American Red Cross and energy provider Suburban Propane in October helped collect...
November 3, 2014
  Ohio State fans seek to reclaim trophy from Michigan in the 33rd annual #BloodBattle Annual competition between schools generates thousands of blood donations