As Hurricane Ian Makes Landfall, Individuals in Unaffected Areas Urged to Donate Blood

September 28, 2022

As Hurricane Ian reaches Florida and moves throughout the Southeast with dangerous storm surges, winds and flooding, the AABB Interorganizational Task Force on Domestic Disasters and Acts of Terrorism strongly…

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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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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 Submits Comments on Blood Supply to BPAC

November 2, 2021

America’s Blood Centers (ABC) has provided comments to the U.S. Food and DrugAdministration’s (FDA) Blood Product Advisory Committee (BPAC) ahead of theNovember 4th meeting. In the comments, the committee received…

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Blood Community Advocates to Congress for Inclusion in National Preparedness and Response Infrastructure

July 16, 2021

Preparedness and Response Policies: Improving the Resiliency of the Nation’s Blood Supply America’s Blood Centers joined AABB (formerly known as the American Association of Blood Banks) and the American Red…

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Coronavirus Fears Put Nation’s Blood Supply at Risk

March 10, 2020

(Washington, DC – March 10, 2020) Concerns over the coronavirus are negatively impacting the nation’s blood supply and it has blood centers around the country appealing to the public that…

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