Opponents of a federal ban on blood donations by men who have sex with men are demonstrating at a St. Paul blood bank. Organizer Zachary Fincher says about 20 to 40 men will try to donate blood at the Memorial Blood Centers’ St. Paul location Friday.
Officials with the American Red Cross said Tuesday they are in urgent need of blood donations now that the Fourth of July has passed. The American Red Cross has issued an emergency appeal for blood donors of all types, with an increased need for O-negative, B-negative and A-negative.
Officials with the American Red Cross say there’s an urgent need for two different types of blood and they’re encouraging people to donate.
The American Red Cross is asking for increased blood donations in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.
Officials with the American Red Cross said Monday they are urging anybody who can to donate blood.
The Minnesota Red Cross could receive hundreds more blood donors each year after lifting a waiting period required for people with tattoo.