Drive is in response to the nationwide blood shortage and to help serve patients in Texas
The mobile blood collection vehicles were stationed in front of the facility located at 12002 General Milton Dr. to collect blood donations from 28 members of the greater Laredo community, including Medline employees. READ MORE
SAN DIEGO (March 16, 2022) Doug Morton has been named the new Chief Executive Officer
of San Diego Blood Bank.
Earlier this year, the San Diego Blood Bank Board of Directors named Morton as the Interim
Chief Executive office while they conducted a nationwide search. READ MORE
Formed just six months ago, the Blood Emergency Readiness Corps (BERC) has continued its rapid growth to now include 30 community blood centers which operate in 37 states across the U.S., resulting in a majority of the nation’s blood operators now being part of the program. READ MORE
The regional blood bank and medical research institute Bloodworks Northwest is partnering with Washington and Oregon chefs, restaurant and food brand owners, wineries, breweries, and other culinary experts in a new campaign, Savor Life. Save a Life.
Beginning now until the end of June, the community initiative has a goal of recruiting 10,000 new and re-engaged blood donors to support patients and hospitals that rely on blood transfusions and treatments. READ MORE
March 1, 2022 – Formed just six months ago, the Blood Emergency Readiness Corps (BERC)
has continued its rapid growth to now include 30 community blood centers which operate in 37
states across the U.S., resulting in a majority of the nation’s blood operators now being part of
the program. READ MORE
CHARLESTON, S.C. (Feb. 9, 2022) – The Blood Connection (TBC), an independently managed, non-profit community blood center is now a supplemental blood provider for MUSC Health. READ MORE
GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Grand Rapids Community College has announced a new scholarship program that will cover full tuition costs for four students each year who enroll in the college’s phlebotomy program. READ MORE
JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – As a result of the nationwide blood shortage, Mississippi Blood Services (MBS) joined the Blood Emergency Readiness Corps Program, which helps gets blood to people in need during a mass transfusion disaster.
Blood centers in the program commit to collecting extra units on a rotating schedule to create an available supple quickly for emergency needs, and MBS leaders said they are proud to be apart of the program. READ MORE
Dec. 13, 2021 – On Saturday morning, the Blood Emergency Readiness Corps (BERC) activated in response to the devastating tornadoes that struck several midwestern and southern states overnight. Blood products were shipped by partnering blood centers to ensure Blood Assurance in Chattanooga, Tenn. had access to a needed blood supply in support of patient transfusions in Nashville, Tenn. READ MORE
Nation’s first emergency blood reserve doubles in size Blood Emergency Readiness Corps grows to 19 blood centers serving 18 states
Nov. 9, 2021 – Formed just eight weeks ago, the Blood Emergency Readiness Corps (BERC) has more than doubled its size to include participation from 19 community blood centers which operate in 18 states across the U.S. READ MORE