Newsroom Archive

Northeastern Pennsylvania Region

 
July 6, 2017
WILKES BARRE, Pa. -- La Cruz Roja Americana está enfrentando una crítica escasez de sangre y emite una llamada de emergencia a los donantes de todos los tipos de sangre y plaquetas ha que hagan su cita para donar y ayudar a salvar vidas.  
July 5, 2017
The American Red Cross is facing a critical blood shortage and is issuing an emergency call for eligible blood and platelet donors of all blood types to give now and help save lives.   Blood donations have fallen short of expectations for the past two months, resulting in about 61,000 fewer...
June 12, 2017
The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood this summer for hospital patients in need and offers three easy steps people can take to help save lives.    Schedule – Use the free Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-...
June 6, 2017
LONG POND, PA.— Pocono Raceway and the American Red Cross invite blood donors to attend the 12th Annual Pocono Raceway Blood Drive and Ride for the Red. The blood drive will be held on Thursday, July 6 from 1-7 p.m. at the Pocono Raceway, located at 1234 Long Pond Road, Long Pond,...
May 30, 2017
The American Red Cross urges those who have never given blood before –  as well as those who haven’t given recently – to make an appointment to give blood or platelets now and help sustain a sufficient community blood supply this summer.  
May 23, 2017
SCOTT TOWNSHIP, PA—David Lawrence Duchnick was always willing to lend a helping hand. The organ donor and volunteer firefighter was working as a tow truck operator—a family business and a job he loved—when he sustained a severe spinal cord injury in a tragic accident on Route 81...
April 21, 2017
WILKES BARRE, PA—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 donating blood or platelets.   According to the National Trauma...
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 23, 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 in March, resulting in more than 8,500 uncollected blood and...
March 14, 2017
The American Red Cross is calling for all eligible blood and platelet donors to make an appointment to give to help offset the weather-related shortfall in donations.   More than 100 Red Cross blood drives across the eastern United States were canceled due to extreme winter conditions. These...