More than 100,000 people in the U.S. have sickle cell disease, the most common inherited blood disorder, and the majority of patients are of African descent.
In most cases, those who have received a COVID-19 vaccine may donate.
Donors who come to give July 7-31 will receive a $10 Amazon.com gift card by email, plus a chance to win gas for a year, a $5,000 value.
All blood types are needed, particularly type O. With less than half a day supply of type O blood in recent weeks, there is an emergency need for type O donors.
Pete Townshend’s classic track ‘Give Blood’ will be used to promote blood donation for World Blood Donor Day on June 14, with new versions set to be recorded in multiple languages.
Fire departments and police departments from Grand Island, Kearney and Hastings will compete for the most blood donors when the American Red Cross sponsors its annual Battle of the Badges Blood Drive next week.
KEARNEY — The American Red Cross faces severe blood shortage as the COVID-19 outbreak threatens availability of nation’s supply
KEARNEY — The American Red Cross and Hometown Family Radio invite the community to donate blood Monday at the annual Tri-Cities Holiday Blood Drive.
KEARNEY — Platelet donors and blood donors are needed to replenish the blood supply following a summer blood shortage.
KEARNEY — With many regular donors taking summer vacations and preparing for the new school year, the American Red Cross has an emergency need…
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KEARNEY — Donors of all blood types are urged to make an appointment to donate blood by downloading the free Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiti…
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KEARNEY — The American Red Cross is urging blood and platelet donors to give now after multiple snowstorms, frigid temperatures and the govern…
GRAND ISLAND — The American Red Cross has issued an emergency call for blood and platelet donors to give now to prevent a blood shortage.
GRAND ISLAND — Thousands of people have responded to the emergency call for blood and platelet donations issued by the American Red Cross in e…
KEARNEY — The American Red Cross is launching a new Missing Types campaign to encourage more blood donations.