Vitalant Calls on Blood Donors to Help Patients During March, Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month
Nonprofit blood services provider Vitalant, which serves about 900 hospitals across the U.S., urges all eligible donors to give blood during Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month in March and help patients who rely on regular donations to support their treatment, as well as emergency patient needs.
Blood Donors Urged to Give from the Heart in February
Vitalant encourages all eligible blood donors to give from the heart to help meet an urgent need for patients in February, Heart Health Month. In addition to helping save patients’ lives, every blood donor receives a mini-physical checking their pulse and blood pressure and a cholesterol test.
National Blood Shortage: Omicron Variant, Other Factors Decimate Blood Supply, More Donors Needed to Make Appointments Now
A national blood shortage is further stressing the nation’s fragile healthcare system. Vitalant, which services about 900 hospitals across 28 states, currently has a historic, two-year low blood supply.
Vitalant: Blood Donors Needed to Prevent Shortage During January, National Blood Donor Month
Vitalant is urging all eligible donors to resolve to give blood in January and help prevent a shortage. Many blood and platelet donation appointments remain available in the new year, a worrisome sign that Vitalant could experience a blood shortage.
Critical Shortage: Vitalant Blood Supply Plummets to Levels Not Seen Since Pandemic’s Start
Nonprofit blood provider Vitalant has a critical blood and platelet shortage and is urging all eligible donors to make an appointment now.
Groundbreaking COVID-19 Blood Donor Seroprevalence Study Illustrates Increase in Population with Antibodies Because of Vaccination
The largest nationwide SARS-CoV-2 seroprevalence survey, funded by the CDC and supported by 17 blood collection organizations, published its latest findings in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).