Chicago Blood Banks Face Critically Low Supply, Particularly After High Demand During Violent WeekendBlood banks across the city are feeling the impact of the nation's dangerously low blood supply – and after a violent holiday weekend, Chicago's demand for blood donations swelled even higher.
American Red Cross Seeking Blood Donations For Winter DriveThe American Red Cross is looking for healthy blood donors as it kicks off a winter drive.
Red Cross Opening New Chicago Blood Donation Site On MondayThe new Chicago Blood Donation Site will open Monday inside the Chicago Red Cross Rauner Center at 2200 W. Harrison St.
Chicagoland Blood Centers Plea For Donations After Thousands Of Cancelled DrivesEveryone from cancer patients, sickle cell patients, trauma patients, mothers giving birth, babies in the neonatal units and those in burn units rely on blood for their procedures.
Red Cross Seeking Blood Donations In Case Of Shortage During Possible Coronavirus OutbreakThe Red Cross is asking the public to donate blood in case there's a shortage during a coronavirus outbreak.
Red Cross Sends Local Workers To Help Hurricane Michael VictimsThe agency said more than 60 people deployed to help those affected by Hurricane Florence are now in Florida to assist people who need everything from food and shelter to clean up services.
Blood, Platelet Donations Needed In Wake Of Hurricane Florence"There is an especially critical need for platelets to help cancer patients and type O blood donations for ongoing patient care and emergencies."
Red Cross Offers Amazon Gift Cards To Blood Donors"Type O in particular is critically needed right now to replenish the blood supply."
Cold, Illnesses Taking Toll On Blood DonationsOne blood-bank coordinator says the problem is getting out of hand.
Chicagoans Donate Blood For Vegas VictimsPeople troubled about what happened far from home are eagerly walking in to help. They're donating blood for the Las Vegas victims.
Bartlett Man Marks World Blood Donor Day With 100th DonationA Bartlett man is marking this World Blood Donor Day by donating his 100th unit of blood.
Blood Donations Surge In Response To Orlando MassacreThe need for blood donations reaches its peak in the summer months, and the mass shooting in Orlando has made the need for donations even greater.
Chicago Area Hospitals Reporting Blood ShortageChicago-area hospitals are reporting a blood shortage going into the holiday weekend.
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.
Hispanic Aldermen Encourage More Latinos To Give BloodLatinos make up 17 percent of the general population, and nearly 30 percent of the Chicago population, yet only 4 percent of those who give blood.