America’s Blood Centers Reiterates the Safety of our Nation’s Blood Supply as Monkeypox is Officially Declared a Public Health Emergency

August 4, 2022

Encourages all healthy donors to donate blood during this time of critical need Washington, DC – America’s Blood Centers (ABC), the national organization of community-based, independent blood centers that supply…

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ABC Submits Joint Comments on Hold Requirements

July 21, 2022

ABC also submitted joint comments on the “Compliance Policy Regarding Blood and Blood Component Donation Suitability, Donor Eligibility and Source Plasma Quarantine Hold Requirements” draft guidance. ABC expressed support for…

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ABC Submits Joint Comments on Blood Pressure and Pulse

July 21, 2022

ABC submitted joint comments to the FDA on the May 2022 “Blood Pressure and Pulse Donor Eligibility Requirements: Compliance Policy” draft guidance, recommending that FDA not take regulatory action regarding…

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HOSA’s 2022 International Leadership Conference Donates Blood to Save Roughly 1,000 Lives

July 7, 2022

Washington, DC – Attendees at HOSA-Future Health Professionals’ 2022 International Leadership Conference in Nashville, Tennessee, which concluded Saturday, donated 347 units of blood, which will save an estimated 1040 lives.…

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Blood Community Sends Joint Letter to FDA for Update on HBV Testing Recommendations

June 28, 2022

America’s Blood Centers, the Association for the Advancement of Blood & Biotherapies (AABB), and the American Red Cross submitted a joint letter to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)…

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America’s Blood Centers Highlights the Need for Diverse Blood Donors Ahead of Juneteenth and World Sickle Cell Awareness Day

June 17, 2022

Less than 20 percent of all blood donations come from communities of color, yet one in three African-American donors are a match for a sickle cell patient Washington, DC –…

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America’s Blood Centers Marks World Blood Donor Day, Encourages all Eligible Individuals to Make the Lifesaving Gift of Blood Donation

June 13, 2022

New resources released by ABC provide a snapshot of our nation’s blood supply, help educators teach the importance of becoming lifelong blood donors Washington, DC – Ahead of World Blood…

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Obstetric Hemorrhage Blood Bulletin Published

June 10, 2022

America’s Blood Center’s has published the June 2022 edition of the Blood Bulletin, titled “Obstetric Hemorrhage — Are You Prepared?” This issue of Blood Bulletin discusses the importance of: identifying…

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America’s Blood Centers and ADRP Release Groundbreaking Education Program to Help Students Develop Leadership Skills and Support our Nation’s Blood Supply

May 24, 2022

Educator-crafted resource is designed to meet Next Generation Science Standards **Click here to download Vein to Vein: The Science of Blood Donation** Washington, DC – America’s Blood Centers (ABC), the…

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America’s Blood Centers Supports Updated FDA Guidance on vCJD

May 23, 2022

Upholds the safety of our nation’s blood supply while allowing more people to donate at a critical time Washington, DC – America’s Blood Centers, (ABC) the national organization of community-based,…

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