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Lewis and Clark Blood Services Region

 
July 14, 2016
  Beloved volunteer retires from Red Cross Jo Smith has volunteered for 30 years  
July 14, 2016
SALT LAKE CITY, July 14, 2016 — The American Red Cross and Music Saves Lives are working to increase blood donations this spring and summer by offering free access passes to the Music Saves Lives VIP area at the Vans Warped Tour to all those who come to give blood at participating blood...
July 6, 2016
The American Red Cross has issued an emergency call for blood and platelets, urging all eligible donors to give now to replenish an extremely low summer blood supply.
June 21, 2016
Special blood drive held in honor of West Jordan Police Officer Cory Jensen West Jordan police, firefighters and community encouraged to give blood
May 25, 2016
  Stan Voshell visits the American Red Cross Boise blood donation center more than once a month to donate platelets. On Wednesday, May 25, he donated platelets again and reached a milestone total of 50 gallons having donated 400 times. Voshell began donating blood to help a co-worker who had a...
May 25, 2016
  The American Red Cross urges blood and platelet donors to choose their day to give and help ensure blood is available for patients all summer long during its annual summer awareness campaign, sponsored by Suburban Propane.
March 24, 2016
The American Red Cross has a significant need for type O negative blood donors to donate blood for patients. Type O negative blood can be transfused to patients with any blood type and is often used in emergency situations. While less than 7 percent of the U.S. population has type O negative blood...
March 2, 2016
March is Red Cross Month and the American Red Cross honors those who donate blood and platelets, organize blood drives and volunteer in communities across the country. These everyday heroes are the face of the Red Cross and help save lives.
January 26, 2016
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah  — The American Red Cross has an emergency need for blood and platelet donors. Severe winter weather since Jan. 1 has forced the cancellation of more than 300 blood drives across 20 states, resulting in more than 9,500 donations uncollected, further depleting an...
January 11, 2016
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah  — The American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood and platelet donations to prevent a shortage this winter. Busy holiday schedules in November and December contributed to about 1,700 fewer blood drives held across the country compared to the two previous months...