Learn More About FDA’s Updated Guidance on vCJD

May 23, 2022

America’s Blood Centers (ABC) strongly supports the updated guidance released by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today regarding variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD). This move will allow more people to…

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America’s Blood Centers and HOSA Future Health Professionals Announce a Multi-year National Partnership

May 19, 2022

America’s Blood Centers, (ABC) the national organization of community-based, independent blood centers that supply 60 percent of the nation’s blood supply, and HOSA Future Health Professionals, a 260,000 member-led organization…

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Blood Centers Unite to Provide Blood Supplies to Ukraine

April 18, 2022

Washington, DC – Blood Centers of America (BCA), America’s Blood Centers (ABC) and Fresenius Kabi announced today that the three organizations have joined together on a nationwide campaign in the…

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ABC Statement: On the FDA’s Blood Donor Deferral Policy for Men Who Have Sex with Other Men (MSM) & the ADVANCE Study

April 4, 2022

America’s Blood Centers (ABC) reiterated its call for a safe and available blood supply that that treats all potential donors with fairness, equality, and respect in a statement addressing the…

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ABC Supports Senate Bill Focused on Tax Credits

March 29, 2022

America’s Blood Centers sent a letter to Senator Patricia C. Bates, in support of a recent Senate Bill 1025, which would establish a tax credit process for businesses that sponsor…

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ABC Sends Support for SB 1475

March 23, 2022

America’s Blood Centers submitted a letter to Senator Richard Pan, Chair, Senate Health Committee, in support of a recent bill, SB 1475, which would permanently authorize a registered nurse to…

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Blood Shortage Blood Bulletin Published

March 4, 2022

America’s Blood Center’s has published the March 2022 edition of the Blood Bulletin, titled “Blood Shortages — How Hospitals Can Help.” This issue of Blood Bulletin discusses: how the COVID-19…

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ABC and ADRP Partner with the Veterans Administration

January 28, 2022

ABC and ADRP continue our partnership with the Veterans Administration (VA) on their National Blood Drive through March 2022. We meet weekly with the VA team and have presented on…

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ABC Submits Joint Letter to CMS on Convalescent Plasma Reimbursement

January 21, 2022

America’s Blood Centers joined the national blood community in submitting a letter to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requesting that the agency ) expeditiously update its coverage…

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ABC Statement on COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma

January 10, 2022

America’s Blood Centers (ABC) and its network of not-for-profit community blood centers remain committed to supporting the nation’s COVID-19 pandemic response. In light of clinical trials showing positive efficacy of…

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