RI Blood Center announces urgent need for blood and platelet donors as fears of coronavirus keep healthy donors away
March 5, 2020
It is safe to donate blood, and blood is a critical component of emergency preparedness. Healthy indivduals urged to donate in order to double blood reserves now to prevent shortages in the coming weeks.
Lifespan Chief of Trauma Asking for More Blood Donors
Dec. 16, 2019
Rhode Island Hospital's chief of trauma: “People do not get a holiday from illness and injury. As surgeons, we need a constant supply of blood to save lives. Unlike other critical medical supplies, blood cannot be man...