Vitalant Experiencing Shortage Of Blood And Blood Donors Due To PandemicMobile blood drives usually account for more than half of Vitalant's blood supply, but due to the pandemic, it's now under 10%.
Red Cross Says Blood Donations Can Help Patients Battling COVID-19Blood that tests positive for COVID-19 antibodies can help those in need of a convalescent plasma transfusion.
Coronavirus In Pittsburgh: Blood Drives Canceled, Creating Shortage At Donation CentersNews of coronavirus quickly canceled hundreds of blood drives across the Pittsburgh area.
Facebook Debuts New U.S. Blood Donation ToolFacebook is no longer just a place to connect with former high school buddies; the social media giant now wants to make it easier for you to connect with blood banks, too.
Facing Critical Blood Shortage, Red Cross Offers Gift Cards To Entice DonationsThe American Red Cross says they are in urgent need of blood donations, including a critical need for Type O blood.
Fewer People Donating Blood, Creating 'Impending Public Health Crisis'There's an impending public health crisis in the Pittsburgh region, as fewer people than ever are donating blood.
Red Cross In Need Of Blood DonationsThe Red Cross says it needs your help.
Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting: Pittsburgh-Area Blood Donation Centers Extend Hours In Response To ShootingBlood donation centers in the Pittsburgh area are extending their hours Saturday in response to the mass shooting at the Tree Of Life Synagogue in Squirrel Hill.
Central Blood Bank: U.S. Blood Supplies At Dangerously Low LevelThe Central Blood Bank says blood supplies are at dangerously low levels in the United States.
Winter Weather Having Impact On Local Blood BanksThe old principal of supply and demand can impact the price you pay for certain products, but some items are always in demand.
Concern Growing About Local Blood Supplies As Cold Snap ContinuesThe bitter cold, school delays and the height of flu season are creating the perfect storm for a severe reduction of available blood supplies to area hospitals, says the region’s primary blood supplier, Central Blood Bank.
Pittsburgh Pirates To Host Blood DriveThe Pittsburgh Pirates are teaming up with Central Blood Bank to host a blood drive next week.