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Northern California Blood Services Region

 
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 9, 2017
Univision 19, Three Amigos Auto Center and the American Red Cross are partnering to host the Central Valley’s largest blood drive on Friday, June 16, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. The drive will take place at the Red Cross North Stockton Blood Donation Center and the Three Amigos Auto Center in...
June 9, 2017
  The American Red Cross is looking to grow the number of Blood Services volunteers in Alameda County and will host a volunteer open house Wednesday, June 21, at the Red Cross Fremont-Newark Blood Donation Center. Every two seconds a patient in the United States needs a blood transfusion. As...
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.  
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 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 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 7, 2017
Platelets are critical to helping patients kick cancer NEWARK, Calif. — For the first time, people wanting to make a lifesaving difference in Newark can now donate platelets at the American Red Cross Newark Blood Donation Center.
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 4, 2017
The American Red Cross has a severe winter blood shortage and is issuing an emergency call for blood and platelet donors to make a donation appointment now and help save patient lives.    Hectic holiday schedules for many regular blood donors contributed to about 37,000 fewer...