May 21, 2020
Testing will allow for identification of convalescent plasma donors, whose plasma can be used in the potential treatment of COVID-19 patients. The Community Blood Center (CBC) continues to contribute to the fight against the novel coronavirus by making convalescent plasma [read more...]
May 14, 2020
Win one of two $1,000 vacation packages to Mackinac Island Summer is right around the corner… we promise. CBC can help you think about the potential of vacations ahead. Donate in June for a chance to win one of two [read more...]
April 30, 2020
The Community Blood Center (CBC) has reached a milestone for the community in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic and a recovered COVID-19 patient is to thank.
April 22, 2020
As we continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, our community is finding ways to support one another. It’s really pretty incredible. All around us, people are stepping up. It’s what we do to support our community. When every small act [read more...]
The Community Blood Center Will Collect Plasma from Recovered COVID-19 Patients to Help Treat Others
April 6, 2020
The Community Blood Center (CBC) is asking fully recovered COVID-19 patients to be a part of the solution to the global pandemic and donate their plasma. Plasma is a component of blood that CBC regularly collects from volunteer donors. Convalescent [read more...]
March 17, 2020
Nationally, blood centers have seen more than 4,000 blood drives cancelled, resulting in some 130,000 fewer blood donations due to coronavirus concerns.
March 12, 2020
The Community Blood Center urges all healthy and eligible donors to make and keep donation appointments to ensure a reliable blood supply is available for patients who count on transfusions for treatments – those needed today and into the future. [read more...]
February 19, 2020
We often speak of the connection that exists between blood donors and blood recipients; the mission of “Connecting Lives, Sharing Life,” after all, is at the heart of The Community Blood Center. In the case of Quintin Knutzen and his [read more...]
February 4, 2020
Imagine that someone you love is involved in an accident and needs blood as part of his or her recovery. When time is of the essence, how is it determined what type of blood they will receive?