Donors urged to give now as nation faceslowest number of blood donors in decadesDonors have the chance to help save lives, win trip to Super Bowl LVIIIBINGHAMTON — The American Red Cross is experiencing an emergency blood shortage as the nation faces the lowest... Read More.
Sen. Fred Akshar and Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo celebrated Thursday the signing of a new law that allows New York air ambulances to carry blood products. They were joined by Travis Flanagan and members of his family, along with a helicopter from Life Net of... Read More.
With the upcoming holidays, the American Red Cross urges donors to continue making and keeping their appointments to overcome the current emergency blood and platelet shortage. Thousands have rolled up their sleeves and donated since the emergency was declared last month, but it is... Read More.
BINGHAMTON - The national Red Cross blood inventory is the lowest it’s been at this time of year since 2015, with less than a day’s supply of certain blood types in recent weeks. The supply of types O positive and O negative blood, the... Read More.
BINGHAMTON, NY – Assembly members Donna Lupardo and Joseph Angelino, and Sen. Fred Akshar celebrated Saturday the recent passage of a bill that will allow for New York air ambulances to carry blood products. The bill passed both the Assembly and the Senate on... Read More.
The blood drive on Thursday at the Owego Elks Lodge has about 30 appointments toward its goal of 45 donations. American Red Cross is urging donors who are feeling healthy to donate blood to maintain the supply for patients who rely... Read More.
American Red Cross has urged support of two blood donation drives in February in Owego. Red Cross says the need is urgent to keep blood supplies at normal levels during the winter months when donations... Read More.
A new program is giving Southern Tier residents a chance to help control a silent killer. The American Heart Association is recruiting participants for "Check It! Challenge." The challenge is a community-wide program encouraging people... Read More.
The American Red Cross has issued an emergency blood donor appeal. The Red Cross says it has less than a three-day supply of most blood types available – and less than a two-day supply of type O blood. Blood donations are currently being distributed... Read More.
Following a difficult Fourth of July week for blood and platelet donations and ongoing challenges finding new blood donors, the American Red Cross faces a blood shortage and has issued an emergency call for eligible individuals of all blood types to give now to... Read More.