Blood donation drives in Will County from 9/16 to 9/29
The American Red Cross will be holding blood donation drives throughout Will County this month from September 16th to September 29th. The reason for the blood donation drives is due to America's blood supply being at its lowest in twenty years. Currently, there are 59 blood centers across the USA. Only two centers (3%) throughout the entire country have an ample blood supply to deal with operation commands in their area.
Blood donors needed to fill emergency shortage
(Denver, CO) Colorado may soon face a blood shortage crisis, as blood donations fail to keep up with need this summer. Vitalant, the nation’s largest independent, nonprofit blood services provider, says the blood supply for life-saving medical interventions is down nearly 50% since the start of the summer. The blood service is a provider for 75 hospitals in Colorado and about 900 hospitals nationwide.
Blood drive at USF on 4/8/22
The American Red Cross will be conducting a blood drive at the University of St. Francis (USF) on Friday, April 8th from 1 PM to 6 PM CST. The blood drive will be conducted at the Assembly Hall Gym located at 1550 Plainfield Road (US Route 30) in Joliet, IL 60435.
Medical City North Hills Hosts Blood Drive, Severe Blood Shortage a Critical Issue Nationwide
North Richland Hills – In response to the lowest nationwide blood supply in more than a decade, Medical City North Hills is encouraging the community to donate blood. Partnering with the American Red Cross, Medical City North Hills is hosting a blood drive on Thursday, March 17. The Red Cross bus will be located in the hospital’s parking lot, 4401 Booth Calloway Road, from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Community members may sign-up to donate online or by calling 1-800-RED-CROSS.