Red Cross calls for healthy blood donors following severe weather (date) — Record-breaking cold and winter storms across much of the U.S. have had a significant impact on blood and platelet donations. The American Red Cross is urging healthy individuals, especially those with type O blood, to give...
Jun 09, 2021 · According to the American Red Cross, only 1 in 100 people donates blood — even though the need for blood is constant. "Many people are reluctant to make their first blood donation," the Red Cross notes, "but once they do, they find the donation process to be easy and gratifying."