Grant said severe winter weather is only one of several factors that has had a tremendous impact on blood donations this year. Plus, they said in a Monday press release, the holidays, flu season, and cold weather resulted in "28,000 fewer donations than what was needed in November and December". Platelet and type O negative and B negative blood donations - in particular - are critically needed right now.
One blood collector at the Duluth Red Cross said that another thing holding people back is they are intimated to give blood, because they believe it's a hard process when it really isn't.
Ritz hotel robbery: Armed thieves steal jewellery worth millions in Paris
As the robbers opened fire on the hotel, guests at the Hemingway bar were told to "get down", eyewitnesses have said. Three of the robbers were arrested after the smash-and-grab, but two remain on the run, a police official said.
Every two seconds, someone in the US needs blood - a need that is all too real for Heather Hrouda and her family.
The Red Cross provides information on its website about where you can donate. "I try to make a habit of giving whenever I have an opportunity and time". Accident and burn victims, heart surgery and organ transplant patients, and patients receiving treatment for leukemia, cancer or sickle cell disease may all require blood to help save their lives.
Defense lifts Jaguars past Bills
Taylor was hurt while scrambling on third down when his head was slammed to the turf, delaying the game for several minutes. Buffalo failed to convert on second-and-2 and then third-and-2 from the 4, and Sean McDermott called for a field goal.
With snow finally moving out of the area organizations like the red cross are trying to make up ground. "This is critical to ensure we continue to meet the needs of patients".
Pipestone: 1 to 7 p.m. January 23, St. Leo's Catholic Church, 415 S. Hiawatha Ave.
Trader who took poison at BJP headquarter to protest demonetization, GST dies
Nilkani said that Pandey's transport business had an annual turnover of around Rs 1 crore for the past decade. Speaking to the media, Uniyal said, "The man said he consumed poison due to demonetisation and GST".
Saturday, Feb. 17 at the Illinois Valley Chapter Donation Center, 1530 Fourth St., Peru from 8 a.m. -2:30 p.m.