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[WCCO-TV News, January 11, 2022]   Hospitals, Red Cross ask for blood donations amid national supply ‘crisis’
January 11, 2022
[KSTP-TV News, December 27, 2021]   Blood supplies reach critically low levels
December 27, 2021
[KSTP-TV News, June 24, 2021]   Blood donations needed as Red Cross reports severe shortage
June 24, 2021
[Fox 9 News, June 09, 2021]   Blood shortage worst in more than 10 years
June 09, 2021
[KSTP TV, August 12, 2020]   While COVID-19 testing is growing in at least some clinics, so has the time it takes to get results.
August 12, 2020
[WCCO-TV, April 24, 2020]   With a push to increase COVID-19 testing, more sites are becoming available to get testing. Most anyone with a virus symptom can now get tested. Read more.
April 24, 2020
[WCCO-TV, April 02, 2020]   The limited supply of COVID-19 test kits is keeping Minnesota health care systems from testing as many people as they'd like. Allina Health Vice President of Laboratory Services , Heather Dawson, talked with WCCO-TV about how the smaller than desired supply is being managed.
April 02, 2020
[KMSP Fox 9, March 22, 2020]   Allina Health Lab pathologist Dr. Lauren Anthony updated Fox 9 News about COVID-19 testing, the need for homemade face masks and the blood shortage.
March 22, 2020
[City Pages, March 18, 2020]   In the Minnesota-Dakotas region, 80 Red Cross blood drives—the equivalent of 2,500 donations—have been canceled. Yet the need for blood is constant .
March 18, 2020
[Minnesota Public Radio, December 27, 2016]   Just like retailers, doctors, hospitals, pharmacies and health plans see a jump in business around the holidays, and it's due to policies actually designed to slow health spending. High-deductible health plans many Americans now have push people who've met their deductible to scramble for appointments of all kinds during the end of the year.
December 27, 2016