As summer winds down, the American Red Cross urges individuals to give blood and platelets now and help end an emergency summer blood shortage that began last month.
The American Red Cross Red Cross has issued an urgent call for blood donations to replenish supplies diminished during the July 4 holiday.
Flu and winter weather have brought donations to a crawl.
With supplies dwindling, area blood banks urgently need blood donations this January, recognized as National Blood Donor Month.
Carver Recreation Center is inviting the community to celebrate the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday in a series of events to set to begin on Saturday.
Smoke alarms were distributed through a program from the State Fire Marshal’s Office called “Get Alarmed, TN!” created to educate Tennesseans about fire safety.
The following are upcoming blood donation opportunities with the American Red Cross:
The American Red Cross encourages individuals and organizations to give something that means something this winter by making a lifesaving blood donation or hosting a blood drive.
The American Red Cross is offering the following blood-donation opportunities:
During Liver Awareness Month in October, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood and platelets to support liver-transplant patients and others needing blood products.