Red Cross Needs Healthy Blood Donors Following Severe Weather

Record-breaking cold and winter storms across much of the U.S. have had a significant impact on blood and platelet donations. The American Red Cross is urging healthy individuals, especially those with type O blood, to give now to ensure blood products are available for patient emergencies. 

To help ensure lifesaving patient care isn’t impacted, individuals are urged to make appointments to donate in the coming days and weeks by downloading the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting, calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or enabling the Blood Donor Skill on any Alexa Echo device.

Blood donation opportunities are from Feb. 22 to Mar. 15.

• March 2, 1 to 6 p.m., Dubois Community Park Center, 5430 E Jasper Dubois Road Dubois, IN 47527•

• March 4, 1 to 6 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church, 556 W. Haysville Road Jasper, IN 47546

• March 15, 2 to 6 p.m., Holy Family Catholic Church, 950 E. Church Ave. Jasper


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