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TBC Sends Blood to Texas After School Shooting

The Blood Connection Sends Blood in Response to Texas Elementary School Shooting Blood Emergency Readiness Corps Activated CAROLINAS & GEORGIA – Today, the national Blood Emergency Readiness Corps (BERC), of which The Blood Connection (TBC) is a member, was...

The Blood Connection and Prisma Health expand partnership – WIS-TV (SC)

The Blood Connection and Prisma Health already have already a partnership together in Upstate hospitals, but are now bringing it to the Midlands.

The President and CEO of the Blood Connection, Delisa English says the pandemic has taught her how important it is to adjust.

“The Blood Connection has proven its ability to do that and is proud to now serve the Prisma Health facilities to help ensure there are enough blood products to help any patient here,” President & CEO of the Blood Connection Delisa English said.

‘Worst I’ve ever seen:’ Blood shortage adds to hospital struggles during pandemic – The News & Observer (NC)

At various points during the coronavirus pandemic, North Carolina hospitals have faced shortages of masks, intensive care unit beds, COVID-19 antibody treatments and staff, particularly nurses. Now it’s blood that has reached a critical level. A decline in donations over the last year, coupled with a return of demand to pre-pandemic levels, has hospital blood banks operating on thin margins.


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