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Spring into action: Give blood with the Red Cross

March 16, 2023 — Spring is near! As the seasons change, the American Red Cross is reminding thepublic that the need for blood doesn’t take a break. Blood and platelets remain at risk of running lowthis month. Donors are crucial to helping the Red Cross avoid a blood shortage in the weeks tocome.Donors of all blood types, especially type O …

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Blood and platelet donors needed around Fourth of July

June 22, 2022 — As summer officially begins and people gather for holiday celebrations, the American Red Cross reminds communities that patients are counting now on the generosity of blood and platelet donors, especially around the Fourth of July.The Red Cross sees about a 21% decline in blood and platelet donations during holiday weeks, includingIndependence Day. When blood donations drop, …

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