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Lewis and Clark Blood Services Region

 
April 20, 2017
Red Cross urges blood and platelet donation during Trauma Awareness Month (April 20, 2017) — During Trauma Awareness Month in May, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to help ensure lifesaving blood is available for patients with traumatic injuries and other serious medical needs by...
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 22, 2017) — The American Red Cross is issuing a call for platelet and type O negative and AB blood donors to make an appointment to give after severe winter weather in some parts of the country caused about 250 Red Cross blood drives to cancel...
March 3, 2017
Las Vegas community makes lifesaving impact by donating more than 160 pints  LAS VEGAS (March 3, 2017) — It’s a safe bet that donating blood can help save lives. Thanks to the Las Vegas community answering the need at this week’s T-Mobile Arena blood drive, it paid off with...
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 22, 2017
Utah Valley University student wins American Red Cross scholarship  PROVO, Utah (Feb. 22, 2017) — While many students were enjoying a holiday break from school this winter, Derek Spilker of Provo, was planning to help save lives by hosting an American Red Cross blood drive. The Utah...
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 13, 2017
Las Vegans urged to make a lifesaving donation as part of the Red Cross Centennial Celebration Feb. 27 LAS VEGAS (Feb. 13, 2017) — It’s a safe bet that donating blood can help save lives. The American Red Cross is wagering that the Las Vegas community will answer the need.
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...
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...