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 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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Have You Recovered from COVID-19? We Need Your Help!

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Inova Health System is looking for individuals recovered from COVID-19 to donate plasma (colorless fluid part of blood) for a research study. Your donated plasma contains immunoglobulins (immune protection) and this study will use your plasma to help patients currently sick with COVID-19 disease. Learn more at inova.org/covid19/research

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Donations Needed: It is Safe to Get Out and Give Blood!

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SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT TO DONATE BLOOD TODAY Every 2 seconds, someone in the United States needs blood, including people in our own backyard. Inova Blood Donor Services provides life-saving blood to Northern Virginia, the Washington, DC metropolitan region and beyond. Today is no different. We need more than 250 volunteer donors every day to keep…

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Don’t Miss Your Shot! Donate Blood on March 3, Get a Capitals Bobblehead and Chance to Win Pair of Capitals Suite Tickets

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Sign up now to donate blood and save lives on Tuesday, March 3, 2020.  All donors who donate at Dulles Donor Center or Woodburn Center will receive a bobblehead* as a thank you for their donation.  All donors will be automatically entered to win a pair of SUITE tickets** to the Washington Capitals game on…

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