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American Red Cross Seeks Blood, Platelet Donations After Hurricane Dorian

The American Red Cross is encouraging donors from Santa Clarita and beyond to give blood or platelets after Hurricane Dorian, officials said Monday.  Hurricane Dorian has forced the closure of blood donation centers and the cancellation of blood drives in its path, causing planned blood and platelet donations to go uncollected, according to Red Cross officials.  “When blood donations are ...

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Senator Scott Wilk Receives Assembly Approval Towards Two Bills

Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced in an official statement Friday that two bills were approved by the State Assembly Appropriations Committee. The first bill, Senate Bill 153 (SB 153), would revise California’s methods for regulating and cultivating industrial hemp, insuring that the testing of hemp conforms to the state’s federal farm bill.  Meanwhile, the second bill, Senate BIll 202 ...

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Senator Scott Wilk’s Animal Blood Donation Bill Passes Senate, Heads To Assembly

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State Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced Tuesday that Senate Bill 202 on animal blood donation unanimously passed the Senate, and is now headed to the State Assembly. SB 202 allows for the commercial use of animal blood from community-sourced donors, according to officials. “California’s shortage of available blood for animals in need is putting our pets’ lives in danger,” ...

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Red Cross Blood Donors From Santa Clarita Could Win Iron Throne From ‘Game Of Thrones’

The American Red Cross is encouraging donors from Santa Clarita and beyond to give blood or platelets during National Volunteer Month in April, giving them the chance to win a full-size Iron Throne from HBO’s “Game of Thrones.” “Eligible donors of all blood types – especially type O – are needed to help ensure blood products are available for patients ...

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Red Cross Blood Drive To Be Hosted By City Of Santa Clarita

The American Red Cross is set to partner with the City of Santa Clarita to provide a community blood drive this week. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking KHTS Santa Clarita News Alerts delivered right to your inbox. The blood drive is scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 13 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Sycamore Rooms at The Centre, located at ...

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Red Cross Calls For Blood Donations During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Santa Clarita Valley residents are being encouraged by Red Cross officials to donate blood for the cause. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking KHTS Santa Clarita News Alerts delivered right to your inbox. Anna Gwinnup, a wife, mother and grandmother, was diagnosed with Stage 1 breast cancer in September 2017. Within weeks, it advanced to ...

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Red Cross Officials Urge Blood, Platelet Donation After Hurricane Florence

Red Cross officials announced Thursday that they are in need of immediate donations due to both the rising number of victims of Hurricane Florence, in addition to the hundreds of blood drives that had to be canceled because of the storm. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking KHTS Santa Clarita News Alerts delivered right to your inbox. Hurricane Florence forced the cancellation ...

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American Red Cross Hit With Tough Blood Donor Season

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The American Red Cross has a “critical” need for blood donors following a shortage of blood this winter season, said officials. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking KHTS Santa Clarita News Alerts delivered right to your inbox. Over the course of January, more than 550 American Red Cross blood drives have been canceled. The Red Cross reports that over 16,500 blood and ...

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