Inova Blood Donor Services Welcomes Previously Deferred Donors Due to vCJD

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Falls Church, VA – Inova Blood Donor Services supports the updated guidance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD). vCJD is a rare disease of the central nervous system commonly referred to as “mad cow disease”. Despite initial concerns of potential transmission, science continues to show that the transmission…

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Inova Blood Donor Services Joins Nation’s First Emergency Blood Reserve

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Falls Church, VA – Facing an increasingly unsteady blood supply, Inova Blood Donor Center has joined a first-in-the-nation partnership to prepare the Washington, DC area for emergency situations where blood needs are high. The Blood Emergency Readiness Corps (BERC), is composed of over 26 blood centers from across the nation that have committed to collecting…

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Inova Blood Donor Services and I.M.P. to Host “The Anthem ‘You’re My Type’ Blood Drive” on March 23rd at The Anthem

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Falls Church, VA – Inova Blood Donor Services and I.M.P. will host a community blood drive at The Anthem at The District Wharf in Washington, DC, on Wednesday, March 23. This blood drive will mark the first time Inova Blood Donor Services and I.M.P. have teamed up to help patients in the community. “We are…

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Inova Blood Donor Services to Provide PHI Air Medical with Blood Products in Virginia

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Falls Church, VA – Inova Blood Donor Services signed a contract to provide the blood supply  needed for PHI Air Medical’s Virginia and Maryland emergency medical air operations. PHI Air Medical helicopter bases in Virginia including Front Royal, Leesburg, Manassas, Fredericksburg, Harrisonburg, and Culpepper will be supplied with blood products under the new agreement.   …

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Inova’s Commitment to Using Blood Wisely

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Alan M. Speir, MD, is Medical Director of ECMO and Cardiac Surgery in the Inova Heart and Vascular Institute. He is board-certified in thoracic and cardiac surgery and received a 2020 Top Doc award from the Washingtonian. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, our nation is facing an unprecedented shortage of blood. Here’s why…

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