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Plant the Seed of Hope this September

- During the month of September, Virginia Blood Services will encourage donors and the community to “plant the seed of hope” by donating blood in support of Childhood Cancer Awareness. Blood is made up of three … Continue reading
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Travel Alert for Mosquito Borne Infections

- Travel to certain regions in the tropics and some areas in the United States may put you at risk of getting mosquito-borne infections. Of most concern at this time are tropical diseases caused by Zika, … Continue reading
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Visit Donor-Rita-Ville!

- Back by popular demand, Summer in Paradise: Donor-Rita-Ville with Virginia Blood Services is going on during the month of July. With blood donors on vacation, and high schools and colleges hosting fewer blood drives, the … Continue reading

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September is Sickle Cell Awareness Month

- September is Sickle Cell Awareness Month Virginia Blood Services is committed to working to improve patient care for sickle cell patients in the communities we serve. Did you know? Our hospitals require access to specific … Continue reading
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Platelet Donations

- Did you know that specific blood types are best utilized for platelet donations? Donors with blood types A+, B+ and AB should consider making this generous donation, and can even donate every 2 weeks. Some cancer treatments … Continue reading
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Celebrate World Blood Donor Day!

- Every two seconds, someone like you will need blood. Donating is quick and easy, and worth celebrating. This summer, you can give patients the strength, hope and courage to help support up to three lives with your blood donation on World Blood … Continue reading

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Local Broadcasters Ask Richmond to “Drop The Excuses”

- Virginia Blood Services holds 12-hour Broadcasters Blood Drive to help combat summer shortages. Virginia Blood Services (VBS) in partnership with local media will host a 12-hour blood drive on Monday, June 25 at its headquarters … Continue reading

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Saving Lives Takes All Types

- Click the preview image to download the Saving Lives Takes All Types brochure in PDF format.
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Saving Lives From Start to Finish

- Click the preview image to download the Saving Lives From Start to Finish brochure in PDF format.
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First Time Donor

- Click the preview image to download the First Time Donor brochure in PDF format.

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