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FDA Updates Donor Eligibility Criteria Expanding Blood Donor Pool

FDA Updates Regarding Donor Eligibility Criteria 

A blood donor’s eligibility to donate blood and blood components is determined in part by a physical assessment and the donor’s answers to questions concerning medical history and risk factors associated with exp

CHA HOLLYWOOD PRESBYTERIAN MEDICAL CENTER BLOOD DRIVE ASSISTS DURING NATIONWIDE BLOOD SHORTAGE (PRESS RELEASE)

CHA HOLLYWOOD PRESBYTERIAN MEDICAL CENTER BLOOD DRIVE ASSISTS DURING NATIONWIDE BLOOD SHORTAGE

Blood drive with Southern California Blood Bank collects more than 20 units

Los Angeles, CA (April 6, 2022)—In an effort to collect much-needed blood during the national blood shortage, CHA Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center hosted a blood drive in partnership with the Southern California

Thalassemia Warriors Kamila, Ella and Sevey Rely on Blood Donors to Stay Alive

Sevey, Kamila, and Ella live with Thalassemia and rely on blood transfusions to maintain their health. 

Thalassemia, a rare form of anemia, is a genetic condition that occurs when the body doesn’t produce enough hemoglobin alpha or beta proteins. Red blood cells do not form properly and cannot carry sufficient oxygen throughout the body, requiring the patient to receive lifelong blood transfusions.

100-Gallon Donor Celebrates Milestone Inspiring San Diego Community to Donate Blood During National Blood Shortage 

David Carroll visits our Chula Vista Terra Nova location every two weeks to donate platelets hoping to help those in need. This week, David reached an incredible milestone—100 gallons—with a triple platelet donation.   

Celebrate National Blood Donor Month By Committing to Donate in 2022!

Celebrate National Blood Donor Month By Saving Lives With Us

January is National Blood Donor Month, and this year San Diego Blood Bank, Southern California Blood Bank and blood centers across the country are encouraging healthy and eligible individuals to commit to donating blood at least twice throughout 2022!

Southern California Blood Bank's New Location Opens January 2022 in Irvine Business District

Donate blood for people in our region at Southern California Blood Bank's new location, opening soon!

As Southern California continues to grow at a rapid pace, the need for a locally based community blood center has become a necessity.

DONAR DESPUÉS DE LA VACUNACIÓN COVID-19

UPDATED: 1-15-2021

DONAR DESPUÉS DE LA VACUNACIÓN COVID-19

¿Cuándo puedo donar si recibí la vacuna? 
Se permiten las siguientes vacunas COVID-19 sin un período de aplazamiento: AstraZeneca, Janssen, Moderna, Novavax y Pfizer. 

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