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COVID-19 creates need for blood donors

If you're looking for a way to help out your community during these trying times, look no further than the Blood Center. News 25's Grace Boyles has our report from Jackson county. One of the many impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic…

Blood Centers collecting plasma from COVID-19 survivors

One treatment for COVID-19 that shows early promise is the use of convalescent plasma transfusions. That’s the blood product that comes from people who have recovered from coronavirus and are currently healthy. Now, America’s Blood Centers, which account for 60…

Blood drives this weekend

Availability of type-o blood is at an all-time low. Every three seconds someone needs blood. The Blood Center needs your help as they extend their hours and add more blood drives going into the Easter weekend. The Blood Center needs…

Gulf Coast Blood Banks are Low

If a tragedy or mass shooting like the one in Orlando were to strike, the Mississippi Gulf Coast would not have enough blood in their banks to save lives. That’s why the Blood Center is urging folks to get out…