Red Cross emergency blood shortage: Lowest supply levels in more than a decade

Oct 26, 2021 at 02:31 pm by WGNS

With Thanksgiving and the holidays approaching, the American Red Cross urges donors to continue to make and keep appointments now and in the weeks ahead to help overcome the o.... Read More

MTSU True Blue Blood Drive Honors Three Alumni for Donating more than 1,300 Units of Blood Nov. 1-Nov. 3

Oct 18, 2021 at 06:50 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn., — The Middle Tennessee State University Blue Raiders are joining forces with the American Red Cross to get more than 300 units of blood co.... Read More

The Red Cross Needs Your Help - Donation Drives in Rutherford, Bedford and Coffee Counties

Sep 13, 2021 at 07:47 am by WGNS

When patients living with sickle cell disease face a sickle cell crisis, blood transfusions can make a lifesaving difference. That’s why the American Red Cross has launc.... Read More

National Preparedness Month: Emergencies more frequent, larger due to climate change — get ready now

Sep 06, 2021 at 04:07 pm by WGNS

The impact of climate change is being felt by families across the country as we see more intense storms, heavier rain, higher temperatures, severe droughts and recor.... Read More

Vaughn Named Regional Chief Development Officer for American Red Cross for the Tennessee Region

Jul 30, 2021 at 11:00 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Region of the American Red Cross is pleased to announce that Laura Vaughn has been named Regional Chief Development Officer with the Fund Development Department.... Read More

Severe blood shortage: New effects of pandemic leading to significant drop in blood supply

Jun 16, 2021 at 09:42 am by WGNS

The American Red Cross is experiencing a severe blood shortage as the number of trauma cases, organ transplants and elective surgeries rise – and deplete the nation.... Read More

RUTHERFORD COUNTY: Heart of Tennessee Chapter of the American Red Cross Honors Volunteers

Jun 11, 2021 at 12:33 pm by WGNS

The Heart of Tennessee chapter of the American Red Cross is HOT right now with positive volunteers making a difference in the Rutherford County Community and beyond. The Ameri.... Read More

Red Cross, American Cancer Society partner to help patients as treatments resume during the COVID Pandemic

Jun 01, 2021 at 06:34 am by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN. (June 1, 2021) – The American Red Cross and the American Cancer Society have teamed up this June to encourage people across the country to .... Read More

Red Cross in Need of Blood Donations

Mar 25, 2021 at 09:59 am by WGNS

The American Red Cross is calling for donors of all blood types, especially those with type O blood, to race to give blood and help refuel the blood supply.This.... Read More

Spring Storms and Tornado Safety from the American Red Cross

Mar 17, 2021 at 12:22 pm by WGNS

As spring approaches and the days begin to warm, the threat of strong spring storms is very real across Tennessee. March marks the beginning of spring storm and tornado season.... Read More

Red Cross calls for healthy blood donors following severe weather in the midst of the Pandemic

Feb 22, 2021 at 07:00 am by WGNS

Following record-breaking cold and winter storms that forced the cancellation of more than 10,000 blood and platelet donations in parts of the U.S. in February, the American R.... Read More

Red Cross urges blood donation to maintain supply amid pandemic

Jan 25, 2021 at 07:11 am by WGNS

The American Red Cross typically has a tough time keeping the blood supply strong during the winter months when inclement weather and seasonal illnesses can impact donors. Thi.... Read More

Red Cross’s ‘2021 Hero’ Holmes maintains strong MTSU ties

Jan 13, 2021 at 09:52 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Former MTSU student Jeff Holmes, Tennessee’s 76th adjutant general with the state’s National Guard, will be the&nbs.... Read More

American Red Cross Heroes Event Scheduled for March 10th in Murfreesboro

Jan 05, 2021 at 06:06 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The American Red Cross, Heart of Tennessee Chapter is pivoting the normal in-person Heroes Breakfast to a virtual event. While this year’s ev.... Read More

Red Cross Urges Families to Test Smoke Alarms and Plan an Escape During Fire Prevention Week

Oct 05, 2020 at 11:30 am by WGNS

National Fire Prevention Week is October 4-10, and the American Red Cross Tennessee Region urges residents to test their smoke alarms and practice their escape plan as home fi.... Read More

Red Cross Needs Help

Oct 01, 2020 at 01:47 pm by WGNS

Plasma from whole blood donations made through the American Red Cross that test positive for COVID-19 antibodies may now help current coronavirus patients in need of convalesc.... Read More

Red Cross Blood Shortage: Help Babies In August!

Aug 08, 2020 at 11:31 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  The Red Cross is critically low on blood. The need for blood is constant, and volunteer donors are the only source of blood for those in need. Blood canno.... Read More

Blood URGENTLY Needed By Red Cross

Jun 29, 2020 at 03:49 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Blood donations are usually slow during the summer months, but when you add a five month COVID-19 pandemic on top--the results are devastating to the bloo.... Read More