Red Cross Seeking Donations As Blood Shortage WorsensAs the pandemic goes on, the blood shortage in the U.S. is worsening.
Blood Banks In Need Of Blood Donors Amid Pandemic; No Longer In Need Of Plasma From COVID SurvivorsMost blood banks in the U.S. are in need of donors, since the pandemic has shut down many of their drives.
Day Of Giving: Blood Donation Needed Amid PandemicCOVID-19 survivors are being asked to donate blood through the Red Cross.
15-Year-Old Girl Battling Leukemia Is Inspiring Others To Donate BloodCBS 2's Lauren Victory found a brave young girl from Wheaton who hopes her story inspires others to help, by donating blood.
Brothers Who Recovered From COVID-19 Want To Donate Blood Plasma, Help Others With Their AntibodiesA south suburban family said half of them tested positive, after a gathering earlier this month. As CBS 2’s Marissa Parra reported Thursday, the family is now encouraging other survivors to help some of the most critical patients.
Red Cross In Critical Need Of O-Type Blood; Chicago Area Donation Locations HereDonors of all blood types especially types O positive and O negative are urged to make an appointment to give blood.
Man Who Helped Save More Than 2 Million Babies Gives Final Blood DonationJames Harrison has donated blood for 60 years, but unlike most donors, his blood contains a precious antibody that is used to make a lifesaving medication called Anti-D. The medicine is given to mothers whose blood is at risk of attacking their unborn babies.
Zika Virus Could Put Strain Blood Supply As Potential Donors Turned AwayCBS 2's Mai Martinez talked with one of the largest blood banks in our area about the impact on Chicagoland.
Palatine Man Preparing To Donate His 160th Pint Of Blood Next Week An 87-year old Palatine man has been donating blood since he was a teenager and next week donates his 160th pint or unit of blood.
Red Cross Opens Expanded Facility On West SideThe American Red Cross of Greater Chicago cut the ribbon on its expanded facility this morning at 2220 W. Harrison in the Medical District on the West Side.