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Healthcare re-opening leads to urgent call for blood donations

As Kentucky starts its third phase of re-opening healthcare, more blood donations are needed.

Fire forces people from apartments in Lexington

More than a dozen people have to find a temporary place to stay following an apartment fire in Lexington Sunday morning.

People helping people following deadly gas line explosion

As soon as the news spread about the gas line explosion in Lincoln County, volunteers and organizations poured into the community ready to help the victims.

Letcher Fire and Rescue accepting donations for fire victims

Letcher Fire and Rescue is accepting donations for four families who were burned out of their apartments in an overnight fire.

American Red Cross urges people to give blood donations this holiday season

The American Red Cross urges people to share their good health this holiday season by donating blood or platelets for patients in need.

Michael Jordan donating $2M to victims

NBA legend Michael Jordan, who played high school basketball in Wilmington, North Carolina -one of the areas devastated by Hurricane Florence- is donating $2 million to assist residents of the Carolinas.

Red Cross urgently needs blood donations before summer ends

American Red Cross urges individuals to give blood and platelets now and help end an emergency summer blood shortage that began last month.

Red Cross offering gift card to donors during blood shortage

The American Red Cross is adding an incentive for donors as a way to encourage people to give blood during an emergency shortage of all blood types.

Red Cross holds Disaster Blaster at Talon Winery

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - The American Red Cross held its 22nd annual Disaster Blaster, raising money for the Bluegrass Chapter of the American Red Cross. Everyone...

Emergency blood shortage: Red Cross issues urgent call for blood donors

An emergency blood shortage is prompting the American Red Cross to issue an urgent call for eligible donors of all blood types – especially type O – to give now and help save lives.

Kitchen fire forces people from apartment

A kitchen fire Monday afternoon forced the people in an apartment in Lexington to temporarily move across the street, according to Lexington firefighters.

Texas family displaced by ‘Harvey,’ starts over in Kentucky

A Texas family stuck in Kentucky has to helplessly watch the devastation back home from afar.

American Red Cross issues emergency call for blood donors

The American Red Cross issues emergency call for eligible blood and platelet donors of all blood types.

American Red Cross & ABC 36 Blood Drive

Katie Solove heads to the parking lot of ABC 36 and hops about the American Red Cross bloodmobile to speak with Tiffany Taylor about today's blood drive, given in conjunction with Trauma Awareness month.

American Red Cross issues call for type O negative, AB blood donations

The American Red Cross is issuing a call for type O negative and AB blood donors to make an appointment to give after severe winter weather in some parts of the country caused about 250 Red Cross blood drives to cancel in March, resulting in more than 8,500 uncollected blood donations.

State of Emergency declared in Lewis County

A State of Emergency was declared in Lewis County because of storm damage, according to a report in the Lewis County Herald.

Donors Urgently Needed to Increase Red Cross Blood Supply

The American Red Cross urgently needs blood donors to make an appointment to give this winter so that patients can continue to receive lifesaving treatments.

Red Cross Encourages Blood Donation During the Holidays

The American Red Cross encourages adding 'give blood' to your holiday checklist.

Red Cross Supporting Wildfire Responders

Red Cross workers are providing canteen support to first responders fighting the wildfires in Harlan County and surrounding areas.

KY Red Cross workers headed to Louisiana

Members of the Bluegrass Area Chapter of the American Red Cross headed to Louisiana early Tuesday morning.

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