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
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
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.
David Carroll visits our Chula Vista Donor Center 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.