UPDATE - Recent changes to donor eligibility criteria will permit donations by many donors previously deferred due to exposure Variant Creutzfeldt-Jacob Disease (vCJD or Mad Cow Disease). Questions about this change? Please fill out the deferral/eligibility inquiry form.

Click here for our response to the Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19) including information from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on blood donation being permitted during Stay at Home directives. Click here for care provider and self-referrals for convalescent plasma donors for those that had a positive molecular test (also called PCR or polymerase chain reaction) and are fully recovered from COVID-19.  Email or call 833-610-1025 with questions.

Published by Kirby Winn on Friday, April 24, 2020 in Blog

Our 2019 Annual Report documents a year of significant growth for Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center. We added 24 new facilities to our roster of service hospitals, which now totals 115 hospitals in Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, and Wisconsin. Through this expansion, we filled a gap in our service region by adding multiple communities in central Illinois and we expanded to the north and south with new service hospitals in Wisconsin and the St. Louis region. Scroll down to read or click here to download a pdf.


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Kirby Winn

Kirby Winn serves as Manager, Public Relations for Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center, Central Illinois Community Blood Center, and Community Blood Services of Illinois. He enjoys working with media to share the stories of patients who have been helped by the generous volunteers w

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