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Red Cross Issues Urgent Call For Most Needed Blood Types

The American Red Cross is facing a looming shortage of the blood types most needed by patients and is calling on eligible donors to give now to prevent an emergency situation.

08/13/2015

CBS Blood Drive

CBS DFW Blood Drive To Support American Red Cross

The Red Cross sent blood to northeast hospitals as the winds from Hurricane Sandy started to die down. Now they need to restock the nation’s emergency supply of life giving blood in a time of year when it’s always difficult to keep supplies up.

CBSDFW.COM–11/14/2012

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Sandy Sparks Need For Blood Donations

Red Cross says super storm Sandy forced the cancellation of 300 blood drives along the East Coast.

CBS 11–10/30/2012