URGENT NEED FOR VOLUNTEER DONORS - Low supply of type O red blood cells, AB plasma and Convalescent PlasmaBlood donation is safe and essential!  Recent changes to donor eligibility criteria may allow more to give. Please fill out the deferral/eligibility inquiry form if you have questions.

Potential donors who have received the COVID-19 vaccination are eligible to donate all blood products, including convalescent plasma with the following criteria.

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.

Testimonials YouTube Channel

The following videos (posted to our YouTube Channel) are available for use as b-roll by news media and others who have need for footage of MVRBC Donor Centers, blood drives, and other operations. Please contact Kirby Winn (Manager, Public Relations) with any questions. (kwinn@mvrbc.org or (563) 823-4114)
 

COVID-19 CLIPS

Understanding that many in the news media have been asked to limit travel and public engagement during the COVID-19 outbreak, we will provide video responses to frequently asked questions here. If you would like to have an mp4 of any of our news clips, just write Kirby Winn and we will download and send you the desired clip(s). (Speaking: Kirby Winn - Manager, Public Relations)


IMPACT OF COVID-19 CANCELLATIONS ON THE BLOOD SUPPLY


MAINTAINING A SAFE, HYGIENIC ENVIRONMENT AT DONOR CENTERS AND MOBILE BLOOD DRIVES

REPLACING "LOST" DONATIONS DUE TO CANCELLATIONS

IS COVID-19 TRANSMITTED TO PATIENTS WHO RECEIVE A BLOOD TRANSFUSION

DO YOU TEST BLOOD DONATIONS FOR COVID-19? PLUS, DETAILS ON PRE-DONATION SCREENING

WHAT IS THE SHELF-LIFE OF BLOOD? HOW ARE BLOOD DONATIONS USED?


HOW YOU CAN HELP/ INFO ON SCHEDULING APPOINTMENTS FOR DONATION

BLOOD CENTER B-ROLL