The Red Cross says they will be accepting all types of blood but especially need Platelets, Type O Negative, Type B negative, and Type AB.
And it will support a nationwide effort to boost donations, as January is National Blood Donor Month. By giving platelets regularly, donors can help patients kick cancer and recover from other life-threatening illnesses and injuries.
The agency also needs type O negative blood, which is a universal blood type that anyone can receive.
"Hospitals don't take snow days, and neither do we", said Dawn Kaiser, director of donor services for Michigan Blood. It is often used for premature infants and trauma patients.
Platelets are primarily used in the treatment of patients undergoing chemotherapy.
Twenty-five blood drives across the state were canceled during last week's storm, leaving the Massachusetts Red Cross 681 donations short. "The Red Cross is doing everything we can to ensure blood products are available for hospital patients during these hard winter months, but we need help from our regular donors - as well as those who are willing to donate for the first time - to give as soon as possible".
Type B negative: The blood type that can be transfused to type B Rh-positive and negative patients.
A recent press released stated donations during the holiday season were lower than anticipated, placing the Central Texas blood supply at a "dangerously low" level.
Individuals who are as young as 16 years of age (with parental consent), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in general good health may be eligible to donate blood, according to the release.
Reliance Jio will cut the prices of its plans with 1GB data per day by up to Rs. 60 as part of a new Happy New Year 2018 offer. All these data packs come with their similar offer of unlimited calls, SMS bundle, and access to Jio's bundle of applications.
On Friday, Pakistan criticized what it called " shifting goalposts " and said the USA suspension of aid was counter-productive. A super-power like the USA could get away with any blunder - that may also be its way of "balancing" equations in the region.
Barbra Streisand is the only woman who has ever won the Golden Globes award for film directing in the show's 75 year history. It took a decade for another woman to occupy a slot, with Lost In Translation's Sofia Coppola earning a nod in 2003.
'I can't imagine a Real Madrid without Cristiano, not at all, ' Zidane said prior to Real Madrid meeting with Celta Vigo . He spotted Navas off his line and chipped him from the edge of the area to make it 1-0.
The FA have taken a dim view of Wenger's withering censure of Dean, but Nottingham Forest have at least seen the amusing side. Meanwhile, Wenger has hinted he will ring the changes after a busy schedule over the Christmas and the New Year.
ESPN declined to comment to Sporting News about Nolan, but is known to handle controversial situations on a case-by-case basis. Katie Nolan , a recent hire at ESPN , appeared on the talk show Desus & Mero on Viceland on Wednesday night.
In a press conference with his attorney on Monday, Damore said Google employees "felt like they couldn't talk about anything". Google terminated Gudeman in 2016 after he made comments suggesting a Muslim colleague had a link to terrorism.
The old Nokia 6 had capacitive buttons painted onto the front of the device, along with a center-mounted front fingerprint reader. The design has also been tweaked, with the fingerprint scanner moving to the back, navigation buttons being moved on-screen.
The figure is much less than the 25p suggested by MPs as the sort of levy that would drive people to stop using the cups. Starbucks says that it has already tried to change consumer behaviour by discounting reusable cups at the point of sale.
Anyone with information about her is asked to call the Houston Police Department's Missing Persons hotline at 832-394-1840. Houston police got a tip from a passeryby who spotted Roland under a bridge before 8:15 a.m. nearby time Monday.
He was replaced the next play, but as he made his way off the sideline he stubbled and needed help to get back up off the field. According to the policy, if the protocol was not properly followed, the team is subject to discipline.
The Minister also directed to provide better medical facilities to all the injured persons. The avalanche hit an area near Sadhna Top in Kupwara between 1515 hrs to 1530 hrs.
AAA: Gas prices hold steady, expected to drop
The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline jumped 3 cents nationally over the past three weeks to $2.54. He does see a short-lived drop in prices in late January, but expects prices to rise again after Valentine's Day.
First SpaceX launch of 2018 carries a secret payload
United Launch Alliance, meanwhile, is close to starting its 2018 launch campaign with a pair of launches from two coasts. The rocket, carrying its secret payload called "Zuma", lifted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida on Sunday at 8 p.m.
Lalu Prasad Yadav Gets 3.5 Years Jail Term
The CBI special judge had on December 23 acquitted former Bihar chief minister Jagannath Mishra and five others in the case. The presiding judge said, "An open jail is best for these people (convicts), as they also have experience of cow farming'".
Gruden returns as Raiders' head coach
The Buccaneers went 12-4 in his first season and finished 57-55 with three playoff appearances in Gruden's seven seasons. When Jon Gruden returns to the Raiders as head coach, he will be bringing along Greg Olson as his offensive coordinator.
Flu season has hospital census up
Sharp said flu vaccines are offered through healthcare providers, county health departments, outpatient clinics and many pharmacies.
Leigh Corfman files defamation lawsuit against Roy Moore
Corfman, to publicly apologize for these defamatory statements, and to refrain from making further defamatory statements". Corfman's suit asks the court to force Moore to " retract all defamatory statements made against Ms.
Bus strike hits 50 lakh commuters
Private bus operators were also finding it hard as they were not aware of the routes and where to stop. The strike began on Friday after the failed talks between the union and state transport authorities.
Emmy-Nominated Actor Jerry Van Dyke Dies
Nelson and Patricia Heaton are among the costars, friends and collaborators remembering Jerry Van Dyke today. In his personal life, Van Dyke married twice. "Everybody talks about me making a comeback", he said.
Massive winter storm slams US East Coast
As it does so, it will undergo a rapid intensification, or as it's called in meteorology, bombogenesis . Early Thursday morning, a powerful winter storm hit New York City.