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Local Blood Center Keeps it Local After 30 Years

Dating back to 1990, Blue Bell Creameries has consistently been saving lives with Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center by donating vouchers for free pints of ice cream to thank donors for their donations. Promotional items give donors an extra incentive and encourage the community to roll up their sleeves and donate blood.

Preparing Our Nation When Disaster Strikes

Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center has joined Blood Emergency Readiness Corps (BERC) as part of the nation’s first emergency blood reserve. BERC comprises 33 blood centers from across the nation that has committed to collecting extra blood units on a rotating, “on-call” schedule. These reserved blood products will be held for large-scale emergencies requiring blood transfusions.

Cellular Life Solutions Receives FACT Accreditation

Cellular Life Solutions, a division of Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center, now has FACT accreditation, marking it as a premier collection center for cellular therapy products.   

 

World Blood Donor Day 2022

A day of celebration, awarness, and recognition

Donating blood is an act of solidarity. Join the effort and save lives as Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center celebrates World Blood Donor Day (WBDD) Tuesday, June 14, 2022, to raise awareness of the need for blood and blood products and to thank donors for their life-saving donation.

Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center Sends Aid to Ukraine

Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center is teaming up with Blood Centers of America for a nationwide campaign to provide needed blood collection and transfusion supplies to those impacted in Ukraine.

Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center Breaks Ground with New Facility

COLLEGE STATION - Grab your hard hat and shovel and join us on Friday, April 22 at 1 p.m. as Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center breaks ground on its new Brazos Valley Donor and Operations Center at Northwest Corner Krenek Tap Road and State Highway 6 C ...

Winter Weather Advisory

Houston - A Winter weather advisory is in effect as freezing temperatures threaten our Gulf Coast Area and blood collections. Several blood drives have been canceled, hindering our on-hand blood supply. As more businesses and organizations we partner with for blood drives make preparations due to the storm, we could see more cancellations.

Call for At-Home Workers to Give Blood This January During National Blood Donor Month

HOUSTON— January is National Blood Donor Month, and Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center and the national blood community is asking all eligible at-home workers to commit to donating blood at least twice throughout 2022.

Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center Launches non-invasive, Painless Way to Check Hemoglobin Levels

Say goodbye to the finger stick! Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center is the first independent licensed blood center in Texas to use OrSense’s NBM-200 to check hemoglobin levels for donors before donation to ensure healthy measurements.  

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