Tag archive for ‘blood donations’
By The Dispatch On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019

Blood Donations Needed as Dorian Tracks Towards Florida

As all eyes are on Tropical Storm Dorian, OneBlood, the local not-for-profit blood center serving Florida and the majority of the Southeast, says it must begin storm preparations now and is urging all eligible More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, October 10th, 2017
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California Gov Jerry Brown signs law lowering failure to disclose HIV to partner, blood donation from felony to misdemeanor

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Friday that lowers from a felony to a misdemeanor the crime of knowingly exposing a sexual partner to HIV without disclosing the infection. This measure will also apply to blood More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

Chick-fil-A shocks critics, opens on Sunday to serve free food to blood donors

Chick-fil-A served up its famous filets and iced tea on Sunday in response to the brutal terrorist attack on an Orlando gay club. The Chick-fil-A in Orlando, Florida called its workers in to provide food to anyone More...

By Robert On Monday, September 23rd, 2013
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OneBlood to resume blood collections in St. Lucie County starting today, Martin County blood collections remain suspended in wake of dengue cases

In a follow up to a report nearly two weeks ago, Florida blood collection agency, OneBlood has announced it will resume blood collections from donors in St. Lucie County starting Sept. 23, according to a blood bank More...

By Robert On Thursday, September 12th, 2013

Florida blood bank, OneBlood, temporarily suspends blood donations from Martin and St. Lucie Counties due to dengue fever

The Treasure Coast counties of Martin and St. Lucie Counties have reported as of last week, at least 15 cases of locally acquired dengue fever (With a update scheduled today, the case count is likely higher).   Blood More...

By Robert On Thursday, July 12th, 2012

Lesbians can now give blood in China

A ban that has been on the books for more than 10 years was lifted this past July 1. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Xander Gamble The Chinese Ministry of Health lifted the blood donation More...



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