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Red Cross Workers Strike in Michigan
I was supposed to donate platelets at the Flint Red Cross Donor Center this weekend. My appointment was canceled as more than 200 American Red Cross workers in Michigan went on strike this morning.
Staff members represented by the Office and Professional Employees International Union and Teamsters…
Deferral For Blood Donors With Tattoos Eliminated by Red Cross
The American Red Cross Great Lakes Region will soon allow people who have had tattoos in the last 12 months to donate blood. The Red Cross uses the American Association of Blood Banking (AABB) standards on whether or not to defer persons who received a tattoo in the previous 12 months. Potential d…
Blood Supply Hits Critical Lows
Due to  wintry weather and canceled blood drives,  the American Red Cross has issued an urgent appeal to donors with type O-negative and B-negative blood.