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Brutal January Weather Taking A Toll On Blood Donations

The heavy snow and bitter cold this winter have put a major strain on supplies at Chicagoland blood banks, as donations have dropped precipitously because of cancelled blood drives and missed appointments.


A donor takes part in a blood drive. (Photo by Hannah Johnston/Getty Images for NZ Blood)

Red Cross Needs Blood; St. Bernard Hospital To Host Donation Drive

There’s an emergency call being made for blood donations today.


Blood Donations

Blood Bank: Blizzard Cut Into Donations

A Chicago area blood bank says it has an urgent need for blood donors because of the blizzard this week.

CBS Chicago–02/04/2011

Red Cross

Blood Shortage Has Red Cross Seeking Donors

The American Red Cross, experiencing its lowest supply of blood donations in a decade because of severe winter weather, is urging anyone who can give blood to do so.