Countless lives are saved every day because of blood donors. It truly is a remarkable contribution that not only benefits our community, but also brings a profound sense of fulfillment to donors themselves. Here are four reasons why donating blood makes you feel good. Real good.
Partnering for a Lifesaving Mission
Blood donors play a crucial role in saving lives in emergencies. In cases of trauma or severe injury, the ability to quickly provide a blood transfusion can mean a world of difference for someone. Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center has partnered with a handful of Houston area agencies, so blood is available for those who need it. These first responders have access to blood and can perform on-the-spot transfusions immediately. Harris County Emergency Corps is one of eight agencies we partner with to make this happen.
Testing Blood For Safe Transfusions
Blood donations help save lives! But have you ever wondered what goes into making sure all the donated blood is safe for the recipient? Blood testing has a key role in the donation process to ensure all blood is free from infections and other blood-borne diseases. I got a chance to talk with Cheri ...