Red Cross issues urgent call for blood donations following severe winter weather
00:24, Jan 9, 2018
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Severe winter weather has had a tremendous impact on blood donations already this year, with more than 150 blood drives forced to cancel causing over 5,500 blood and platelet donations to go uncollected.
Blood donations typically slow down over the holidays because high schools and colleges are off throughout most of those months and don't schedule blood drives at those times.
Type B negative: The blood type that can be transfused to type B Rh-positive and negative patients.
The following is a list of blood donation opportunities in Aroostook County for the month of January.
Donation appointments and completion of a RapidPass are encouraged to help speed up the donation process.
South Korea seizes second ship transferring oil to North
Earlier a foreign ministry official in Seoul had said the ship had been seized briefly by customs authorities who inspected it. The Hong Kong government said in a statement Friday it had noted media reports that the Lighthouse Winmore had been seized.
Winter Weather Advisory issued for Northern Panhandle
This is all upstream moisture will should produce steady snowfall all day Friday , Friday night and into most of Saturday . Snow will begin to pass through after the sunrise, and it is expected to last throughout the afternoon and early evening.
Red Cross helping after Christmas Eve Apartment Fire
Further, the blaze left the home "uninhabitable", gutting the second floor and causing extensive damage to the first floor. The Pembroke Volunteer Fire Department Auxilliary quickly stepped in and still needs donations for the McGar family.
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.
The Ipswich Blood Donor Centre is located on Level 1 of the Riverlink Medical Centre.
All blood types are needed to help ensure a sufficient blood supply is available for patients - especially platelet and type O negative and B negative donors.
The NHS Blood and Transplant service has made an urgent appeal for people to donate blood in Corby. "Your donations truly save the lives of local patients".
"What better way to inspire your team than to set a blood donation goal or challenge as part of the Blood Service's Red25 program?" She says blood is a perishable product, and you can donate every 56 days.
Maybin also posted a video on Twitter of himself and some of his students discussing not having heat in their classroom. Maybin's initial tweet direction people to the page has more than 1,100 retweets as of Thursday afternoon.
Before Jan. 20, 2017, I knew that we were a great country; now I'm not so sure. "He obviously changed his tune pretty quick". She also said the vast majority of interviews Wolff conducted with other White House officials were done at Bannon's request.
Apple also announced that it will be releasing patches for Spectre in the form of an update to web browser Safari in a few days. So one needs to ensure that their devices are running the latest operating system available from the manufacturer.
President Trump's tweets - since before he even became a presidential candidate, if we're honest - have been a bit controversial. Efforts by Pakistani leaders to oust terrorists were also criticized by Trump's predecessors, Barack Obama and George W.
Randle apologized Saturday to 2013 pageant victor Mallory Hagan , whose weight he and others ridiculed in the emails. The Huffington Post report was based on almost three years of internal emails provided by two sources.
The president also referred to Wolff's book as a "Fake Book" written by a "totally discredited author" in a separate tweet . Miller of attempting to "filibuster" and sent the show to a commercial break over Mr.
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In a message on its website, Blink said that "if you own one of our systems, nothing changes for now". Since then, Immedia raised about $20 million in funding , according to documents filed with the U.S.
Plenty of sunshine and calmer winds don't help temperatures much Saturday , they only rise to the upper teens to near 20 degrees. Windchill values are going to drop to -12 to -20 degrees across Kansas when the clock strikes 12 to start 2018.
The couple will also be hosting another reception for their friends from film and cricket industry in Mumbai on December 26 at St. With a neatly-tied bun adorned by a gajra , the Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi star finished her look with heavy jewellery and vermillion.
Obama to be Letterman's first Netflix guest
Academy Award victor George Clooney , activist Malala Yousafzai and radio veteran Howard Stern will also be guests on the show. The first episode will stream on Friday, January 12, and a new episode will be made available each subsequent month in 2018.
Gas prices high, could go higher
Numerous gas stations with the cheapest prices are in North Naples and East Naples. That follows four consecutive years of decreases.
OnePlus 5T to release Sandstone White variant on January 9
This variant is also only available in 8GB / 128 GB RAM / Storage and price is also the same as the midnight black OnePlus 5T. The handset was released in conjunction with the latest episode of Star Wars movie franchise - Star Wars: The Last Jedi .
Senator Ekweremadu congratulates George Weah, Liberians
She led the country from back-to-back civil wars and saw it through a deadly Ebola outbreak that killed almost 5,000 Liberians. With over 98% of votes counted, Weah won 61.5% of the ballots while his rival, Veep Joseph Boakai, only 38.5%.
Mega Millions jackpot grows to $306M
Owner James Kim and cashier Ronald were on hand, and Ronald showed FOX 11 his ritual for people who buy tickets at his shop. That's more than they spent on movies, video games, music, sports tickets and books - combined.
Uber sells stake to Softbank for 30% discount
The group will buy most of the shares from early investors in a deal that values Uber at about $48bn (£35.7bn). The deal nevertheless sharply discounts Uber's value, which a year ago was estimated at nearly $70 billion.
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Among ladies who screened positive for cannabis utilize, 55 percent fizzled the lab tests however denied sedate use on the polls. For women in the 18 to 24 age bracket, marijuana usage spiked from 12.5 percent to 21.8 percent in that same period.
Chiefs make QB switch for suddenly intriguing Week 17
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National Weather Service issues high wind advisory
An upper disturbance brings a slight chance for snow Wednesday evening through Thursday afternoon along with increased cloudiness. According to a National Weather Service wind chill chart , frostbite can occur within 30 minutes at such low temperatures.
Suspicious package to Mnuchin turns out to be manure
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