platelets

Vitalant in Urgent Need of Blood, Platelet Donations

They lost 350 units in one day because of the subzero temps this week

FARGO, N.D. —┬áVitalant is in urgent need of blood after subzero temperatures forced their Fargo, Minot, Aberdeen and Mitchell donation centers to close in the Dakotas. That led to a loss of 350 units in just one day. Seventy area hospitals utilize that blood every day. All blood types are needed but there is a critical need for platelets and…

KVRR – Vitalant Holiday Blood Drive

Holiday Blood Drive doesn't end in 2018.

FARGO, ND — KVRR & Vitalant, formerly United Blood Services, have partnered for a┬áholiday blood drive. There’s nothing more important this holiday season than helping others in need. Every day KVRR will highlight another aspect of blood donation. From how to donate to where your donation goes and how it is helping save lives. Here’s how you can help: HOLIDAY…

Holiday Blood Drive: One West Fargo Couple’s Story About Giving and Receiving

As a constant supporter and right hand, Tim decided he has more than enough blood and platelets to help others

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Medical experts say blood donations are in higher demand during the holiday season and one man is doing his part to make a difference. Donating blood two to three times a year was routine for Tim Mehl. “But in 2013 it became more personal…we spent a lot of time in the hospital befriending people that had…