Severe winter weather, flu disrupting blood donations.
Thousands of people have responded to the emergency call for blood and platelet donations issued by the American Red Cross in early July, but there continues to be a critical summer blood shortage.
Swimming is the most popular summer activity. Here are tips to stay safe around the water.
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.
Following several rounds of severe winter weather in many parts of the country, the American Red Cross urges eligible blood and platelet donors to help restock its shelves to overcome a shortage.
Seven times a day, someone in this country dies in a home fire. The American Red Cross is launching a nationwide campaign to reduce the number of home fire deaths and injuries by 25 percent over the next five years. We’re joining with fire departments and community groups nationwide to canvass neighborhoods, install smoke alarms […]
As temperatures continue to rise you may be heading to the beach to cool down. Regardless of how often you get to sink your toes into the sand, the American Red Cross has some tips and steps to make sure you and your family remain safe.
January is National Blood Donor month. Donations are always needed by the American Red Cross to help ensure a steady supply for area hospitals and other medical facilities.
The American Red Cross provides information and suggestions for how to prevent water pipes from freezing, and how to thaw them if they do freeze.