Vitalant Blood Bank Reports Critical Shortage Of Type O Blood, Platelets; Bay Area Donors NeededThe sole provider of blood to more than 45 Bay Area hospitals is asking for 1,000 more people to donate each week for the foreseeable future to stem a blood shortage.
Stanford Blood Center Urgently Seeks Donations As Supply Dips Over Labor Day WeekendThe Stanford Blood Center urgently needs blood donations to help replenish its short supply following the Labor Day holiday, center officials said on Wednesday.
Coronavirus Update: Twice-Quarantined Redwood City Couple Could Provide Key To Beating COVID-19A couple from Redwood City who was quarantined not once but twice for the coronavirus may hold the key to understanding and possibly even beating the COVID-19 pandemic.
Coronavirus Update: Sonoma County To Hold Blood Drives To Replenish Dwindling SupplyHundreds of blood drives in the state have been canceled because of the COVID-19 coronavirus, but two North Bay elected officials have joined with the blood bank Vitalant to hold two drives at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds this Friday and Tuesday.
Bay Area Blood Banks: Donations Still Needed Amid Coronavirus CrisisBlood centers nationwide are urging healthy people to continue to donate blood despite concerns about the novel coronavirus.
Stanford Blood Center Seeks Donors Of All Types Amid Increasing NeedThe Stanford Blood Center is asking Bay Area residents of all blood types to donate blood to help patients at hospitals in the area.
Stanford Blood Center In Urgent Need Of Donations, Offers RewardStanford Blood Center is in urgent need of blood donations and will reward donors with a coupon for a free Jersey Mike's sub, center officials said.
Stanford: Severe Shortage Of Type O Blood Prompts Plea For DonationsSaying supplies of Type O blood and blood products are critically low, officials at the Stanford Blood Center are appealing for donations of both O Positive and O Negative.
Blood Bank Critically Low On Type-O Negative Supply For Bay Area HospitalsStanford Blood Center on Monday asked for urgent Type O negative blood donations because of a less than two-day supply remaining for local hospitals.
SoCal Family Sues Starbucks After Allegedly Served Drinks With BloodA family says they got drinks at a Starbucks containing blood and the store admitted one of their baristas had cut themselves.
Drones Delivering Blood To Hospitals Need FAA Approval To Take OffThere's a new concept being pursued by Stanford Medical Center that needs FAA approval to get off the ground.
Could Blood Plasma Be The Fountain Of Youth?Blood has always been known as "the Gift of Life" and a growing number of Bay Area researchers are currently trying to isolate a factor in blood that may turn back the hands of time.
Storms Leave Bay Area Blood Banks In Short SupplyNorthern California is experiencing an extreme shortage of blood donations.
Official Blames Lead Levels In Oakland's Fruitvale On Paint
Lead Tests On 500 Oakland Children Show Higher Contamination Rate Than Kids In Flint, MIWhen 500 children were tested in Oakland's Fruitvale District, 7.5% of them tested with higher blood lead levels than kids in Flint, MI.