HOSPITALS

Multiple People Injured After Deck Collapses

It happened at a Sioux Falls, South Dakota home around noon on Thanksgiving

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — At least three people are injured after an upper level deck collapses at a Sioux Falls home. Authorities say a half-dozen people were on the deck at the time. It happened shortly after noon. Three adults were taken to local hospitals with back and hip injuries. None of the injuries were life-threatening. An infant was also…

United Blood Services Rebranded as Vitalant

The name change doesn't change any of its operations

United Blood Services is now called Vitalant, but that doesn’t change any of its services. They say they wanted to bring the 100+ locations across the country under one name. Rebranding does not change any of its operations. Blood donated in the region will still be supplied to area hospitals. Over the next year, all their buildings and buses will…

United Blood Services’ Annual Blood Drive Wraps Up

They saw 387 donors throughout the week

FARGO, N.D. —┬áMany lives will be saved thanks to people who donated blood at this week’s Save Our Summer event. 387 people gave blood at United Blood Services’ annual drive at West Acres Mall. Organizers say the need for blood is greater in the summer because of different cases involving accidents and travel. They also say a common misconception is…

United Blood Services: We Need Your Help

United Blood Services takes appointments but also welcomes walk-ins

FARGO, ND — During the holiday season, there is a 40 percent decrease in the amount of people donating blood. The cold weather is making those numbers even lower. United Blood Services is asking for the community to help by spending an hour of their time to donate blood. During bad weather, more trauma accidents seem to happen and there’s…