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

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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

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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

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Nation’s first emergency blood reserve doubles in size

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

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