Over the past three weeks, the Blood Center has been forced to cancel dozens of blood drives (68, and counting) leading to a loss of more than 2200 donations due to record cold tempatures, snow, and ice.
If you are able to safely travel to donate blood this week, please do. To find a donation location near you, call (800) 747-5401, visit www.bloodcenterimpact.org, or use the Blood Center’s IMPACT mobile app.
With another winter storm on the way to portions of our service region, we will continue to provide information on the impact of winter weather at www.bloodcenter.org/weather.
We use the ISBT labeling system for all products provided to hospitals. ISBT 128 is an internationally accepted standard for blood labeling that is approved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and AABB. The system uses 128 bar code symbology and is a managed standard which can be utilized and adapted for new and evolving technologies.ISBT Training- Ready Talk Recording
The following documents are available in PDF format:
For more information, contact the Client Services Department.