This category is for posts announcing some kind of news in the community or from within the Organization.

27 04, 2022

Stephenson/Winnebago County Beef Association Donates Beef Sticks for Blood Donors in honor of National Beef Month

2022-05-02T13:27:24-05:00April 27th, 2022|News, Press Release|

Blood donors can enjoy beef sticks during the month of May thanks to a donation from the Stephenson/Winnebago County Beef Association in honor of National Beef Month. Beef Month spotlights the U.S. beef industry and those who play integral roles – from farmers to processors – in the process. Beef is [...]

25 04, 2022

Rock River Valley Blood Center Celebrates Mothers

2022-05-02T13:30:21-05:00April 25th, 2022|News, Press Release|

The Rock River Valley Blood Center (RRVBC) is partnering with London Avenue Designs for a Mother’s Day promotion and blood drive from April 25-April 30 at all RRVBC donor centers during regular hours of operation. All donors who give blood during the timeframe will receive a Mother’s Day card to give [...]

26 01, 2022

RRVBC Continues to Test for COVID-19 Antibodies

2022-02-01T07:56:14-06:00January 26th, 2022|News, Press Release|

The Rock River Valley Blood Center is continuing to test for COVID-19 antibodies on all successful blood donations. COVID-19 antibody testing began in August 2020. Prior to November 2021, RRVBC testing could only detect antibodies from the virus, not the vaccine. Since that time, RRVBC began more comprehensive testing which identifies [...]

20 09, 2021

Rock River Valley Blood Center Expands Lifesaving Mission with Bio-Linked™ Research Initiative

2021-09-14T20:53:37-05:00September 20th, 2021|News, Press Release|

Rock River Valley Blood Center (RRVBC) donors who share the priceless gift of blood donation can expand their giving abilities through a new partnership with Bio-Linked™, a groundbreaking database system that helps facilitate crucial medical research. Bio-Linked™ matches generous donors with the nation’s most promising research studies. Donors could be the [...]

26 07, 2021

Rock River Valley Blood Center to Supply Blood to Three More Mercyhealth Locations

2021-07-26T07:56:13-05:00July 26th, 2021|News, Press Release|

The Rock River Valley Blood Center (RRVBC) will now supply blood to three additional Mercyhealth hospitals in Janesville, Harvard, and Walworth, bringing the total number of regional hospitals it supports to 13. The partnership went into effect on July 1. RRVBC will provide blood products and services to Mercyhealth Hospital and [...]

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