January is National Blood Donor Month, an annual observation that honors the altruism of blood donors and encourages first-time donors to give the gift of life in the new year.
5K and Party in the Plaza
The 16th Annual LifeSouth Community Foundation Race on February 18, 2023 in scenic Gainesville, Florida!
UF Health Jacksonville Blood Drive Schedule
Give blood at UF Health Jackonsville
Winnersville Classic Blood Drive Competition
Give blood at the Winnersville Classic Blood Drive Competition.
New FDA Guidance: No deferral for Cruetzfeldt-Jakob Disease (or mad cow disease)
A new guidance by the FDA lifts the deferral for donating blood for those who were previously deferred due to spending time or living in the United Kingdom, France or Ireland. The FDA determined there is no longer a risk of transmitting Cruetzfeldt-Jakob Disease (or mad cow disease) to patients receiving blood transfusions.
LifeSouth, SGMC: Emergency need for blood
South Georgia Medical Center urges the community to give blood at LifeSouth Community Blood Centers, the sole blood provider to the patients of SGMC.
Each weekend from June 15 – August 15, donate blood at any LifeSouth location to receive a $20 e-gift card and travel related recognition item!
Medical Leadership on Blood Shortages
As the national blood shortage continues, medical leadership weighs in on why donors are essential during this critical time of need.
Give blood in support of Ukraine
In support of Ukraine, for every blood donation collected in one of our donor centers April 10-16, LifeSouth will donate $10 per donation to the Blood Centers of America Foundation.