COVID-19

31 08, 2020

Rock River Valley Blood Center Begins Testing Donated Blood for COVID-19 Antibodies

2020-08-31T08:07:25-05:00August 31st, 2020|News, Press Release|

ROCKFORD, Ill. (Aug. 31, 2020) – The Rock River Valley Blood Center (RRVBC) will test all successfully donated units of blood for COVID-19 antibodies starting today to see if blood donors can help others diagnosed with coronavirus by donating convalescent plasma (CCP). The antibody test will be included with other standard [...]

13 03, 2020

Community Members Urged to Donate Blood to Maintain Adequacy of Blood Supply Amid Coronavirus Concerns

2020-03-13T23:41:54-05:00March 13th, 2020|News|

ROCKFORD, Ill. (March 10, 2020) – As the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak continues to spread in the United States, the Rock River Valley Blood Center (RRVBC) in cooperation with the AABB Interorganizational Task Force on Domestic Disasters and Acts of Terrorism is urging individuals to make and keep donation appointments and organized [...]

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