San Diego Blood Bank announces new Chief Executive Officer

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

Bloodworks Northwest Launches New Campaign: Savor Life, Save A Life

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

Mississippi Blood Services joins mass transfusion program

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

Blood Emergency Readiness Corps responds with lifesaving blood products.

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