Posts Tagged ‘carter bloodcare’

“North Texas COVID-19 Heroes” postponed to early September

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation announced this week it was postponing its “North Texas COVID-19 Heroes” campaign to the second week of September. The official booklet and video were originally scheduled to drop September 1. “We are thrilled by the number of submissions,” said Sally Williams, Workforce Center Director at the DFWHC Foundation. “We […]

Carter BloodCare: Oh, those positive Os! Seeking blood donors with the most common type

Long-time DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) partner Carter BloodCare announced in June that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the North Texas blood shortage is the worst they’ve seen in decades. For the remainder of 2021, DFWHC will post regular blogs detailing the blood shortage and opportunities in the community to donate blood. Spread the word! […]

Blood drives set for September 8 at two Medical City locations

Medical City Dallas and Medical City Heart and Spine, in coordination with Carter BloodCare, will be hosting blood drives on September 8. These blood drives are open to the public. The Medical City Dallas event is from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. while the Medical City Heart and Spine drive is from 12:00 noon to […]

Urgent blood shortage lingers while hospitals expand services

Will current blood donations fulfill post-pandemic transfusion demands? As masks are peeling off, the blood supply remains in dire straits across North, Central and East Texas. Some longtime blood banking professionals describe it as the worst seen in 30 years. Carter BloodCare says blood donations are urgently needed, especially from people who have never donated […]

Methodist Hospital for Surgery to host March 29 blood drive

Methodist Hospital for Surgery in coordination with Carter BloodCare will be hosting a blood drive on March 29 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The hospital is located at 17101 Dallas Parkway in Addison. The drive will take place at the Carter BloodCare bus. To honor social distancing, please make an appointment, complete donor questionnaire […]

Blood shortage and COVID-19 update detailed on “The Human Side of Health Care”

Episode 12 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. Updates on the regional blood shortage and COVID-19 efforts were detailed during the program. Guests included: • Dr. Merlyn Sayers, president/CEO at Carter BloodCare; • Robert Walker, president/CEO at Texas Scottish Rite […]

Carter BloodCare worries about blood supply shortage due to public fears

Dr. Merlyn Sayers, president/CEO of Carter BloodCare released a statement this morning detailing concerns of an impending situation with the community blood supply due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) fears. According to Dr. Sayers, the COVID-19 news has led many companies and schools to cancel their planned blood drives, with little hope of them being rescheduled soon. […]