This year the Red Cross is unable to hold Union Grove Elementary Schools annual Pint Size Hero blood drive this year but any student who They support blood donation and are encouraging donors to donate at TinCAN Roadhouse January 28th from 2:00-6:00 PM. Donors of all blood types are urged to give now to help the Red Cross maintain the blood supply. Medical conditions and emergencies don’t stop for a pandemic, seasonal illnesses or winter weather. Appointments are strongly encouraged. CLICK HERE to schedule an appointment.
The Red Cross is testing blood donations for COVID-19 antibodies. As part of this effort, plasma from standard blood donations that test positive for COVID-19 antibodies may now help current coronavirus patients in need of convalescent plasma transfusions.