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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Can You Help Save a Life?

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Inova Blood Donor Services has an immediate need for blood donations from local donors to recover the blood supply for our community. Current blood supply levels are critically low, not just in Northern Virginia and the DC area, but across the country as well. Our supply can only be replenished with donations from volunteer blood…

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