Winter Weather Disrupts Blood Supply

Winter weather this week has closed schools and some businesses, and in turn cancelled a number of blood drives in the Louisville area. Red Cross spokesperson Karen Stecher says it happens almost every year. “When we see winter weather come through, folks are worried about safety, they aren’t out on the roads, they’ll have schools,… Continue reading Winter Weather Disrupts Blood Supply

Weak Economy Hurts Local Blood Donations

The softened U.S. economy has affected local blood donations in the Louisville area. Red Cross spokesperson Loni White says the agency hasn’t been able to arrange as many blood drives as hoped this summer. She says fewer businesses are willing or able to host the drives. “It affects how many blood drives we can actually… Continue reading Weak Economy Hurts Local Blood Donations