Blood Donors Can Save Lives on the Go with New Vitalant Mobile App
Saving lives just got easier with the new Vitalant mobile app. Donors can make and manage blood donation appointments, access donation history and wellness information all at their fingertips. All donors who download and use the app in May to schedule their next appointment will be entered to win one of five, $500 prepaid gift cards.
Blood Donations Critically Needed During Trauma Awareness Month
During Trauma Awareness Month in May, Vitalant is calling on all eligible donors to make an appointment to give and help fill a critical need to be ready for every patient need before it arises.
Vitalant Testing All Blood Donations for COVID-19 Antibodies
Starting today, when people donate lifesaving blood through Vitalant they can learn if they have antibodies to the virus that causes COVID-19 and find out if their plasma can be used to help COVID-19 patients with weakened immune systems. For a limited time, all donations will be tested and results will be available in donors’ online accounts about two weeks later.
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.