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.
The 16th Annual LifeSouth Community Foundation Race on February 18, 2023 in scenic Gainesville, Florida!
Give blood at UF Health Jackonsville
Give blood at the Winnersville Classic Blood Drive Competition.
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.
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!
As the national blood shortage continues, medical leadership weighs in on why donors are essential during this critical time of need.
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.