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3 02, 2017

Saturday, February 11, 2017 Straight from the Heart Donor Day with Rockford’s Country Q98.5, Lou Bachrodt Auto Mall and First Northern Credit Union Host

2017-08-17T12:11:14+00:00February 3rd, 2017|Events, Press Release|

Saturday, Feb. 11, from 8:00am to 3:00pm, Lou Bachrodt Auto Mall, First Northern Credit Union and Q98.5 will host a blood and marrow drive. All blood types are needed. If you are between the ages of 18-44 you can also join the Be The Match® Registry while you are there. The [...]

2 01, 2017

January is National Blood Donor Month

2017-01-02T16:21:28+00:00January 2nd, 2017|Events, News, Press Release|

As the New Year begins, the Rock River Valley Blood Center is encouraging people to make a resolution to donate blood regularly.  January has been designated National Blood Donor Month since 1970. It provides blood collection organizations a time to pay tribute to blood donors and encourage new donors. Throughout the [...]

19 12, 2016

Blood Collections Down 30%: Inclement weather and flu season to blame

2016-12-19T14:05:30+00:00December 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Blood Collections Down 30%: Inclement weather and flu season to blame Inclement weather and flu season are affecting the community blood supply. Snow, cold temperatures and donors feeling under the weather have all negatively impacted traffic at all donor centers and blood drives. “Collections are down 30%. We are juggling the [...]

18 11, 2016

RRVBC Removes Two Drugs from Donor Deferral list

2016-11-18T18:13:41+00:00November 18th, 2016|News, Press Release|

Two commonly prescribed drugs have been removed from the list of medications that defer donors from donating at the Rock River Valley Blood Center. Previously, use of meloxicam, an NSAID and/or Gabapentin, an anti-epileptic/anti-convulsant prevented a person from being eligible to donate blood. “The pool of people willing to donate blood [...]

19 10, 2016

‘Thanks for Giving’ Blood & Food Drive at Lou Bachrodt Auto Mall Saturday, November 5, 2016 10am-2pm

2016-10-19T16:42:26+00:00October 19th, 2016|Events, Press Release|

Saturday, November 5, from 10:00am to 2:00pm, Lou Bachrodt Auto Mall, First Northern Credit Union, Q98.5 and 97ZOK will host the “Thanks for Giving” blood drive.  All blood types are needed. The event takes place at Lou Bachrodt Auto Mall, 7070 Cherryvale Blvd. Rock River Valley Pantry barrels will be on [...]

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