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LifeSouth, SGMC: Emergency need for blood

LifeSouth, SGMC: Emergency need for blood

VALDOSTA – South Georgia Medical Center urges the community to give blood at LifeSouth Community Blood Centers, the sole blood provider to the patients of SGMC. In a statement released this week, LifeSouth reports that a decrease in blood donations during the summer...

Destination Donation

Destination Donation

Destination Donation: Saving lives is a trip 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! Items vary by weekend and while supplies last. In addition to the e-gift card...

Medical Leadership on Blood Shortages

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. From patients undergoing surgery to trauma victims to cancer patients, the donations you make with LifeSouth saves the lives of...

Give blood in support of Ukraine

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 for the purchase of medical and blood collection equipment to directly help patient...

Dick Vitale on Why Blood is Needed

Dick Vitale on Why Blood is Needed

  Blood donors are needed as LIfeSouth and blood centers across the nation are experiencing unprecedented declines in blood donation, leading to a significantly impacted blood supply. In addition to the e-gift card, blood donors also receive refreshments, and a...

National Blood Shortage, All Blood Types Needed

National Blood Shortage, All Blood Types Needed

  Blood donors are needed as LIfeSouth and blood centers across the nation are experiencing unprecedented declines in blood donation, leading to a significantly impacted blood supply. Blood supplies have been low for months, and the resurgence of COVID-19 and the...

The Power of Platelet Donation

The Power of Platelet Donation

Imagine all the good a single blood donation can do. Blood transfusions save lives in our community every day, giving hope to patients in need as well as their loved ones. Now imagine doing five times as much good with just one donation. That’s the power of platelets!...