You may have heard of these common myths about blood donations. Maybe you even avoided donating because of them. We’re here to clear the air and talk about some of the biggest myths surrounding blood donations.
April is National Donate Life Month
Organizations across the country are raising awareness about organ donation this month. April is used to encourage Americans to register as organ, eye, and tissue donors. It’s also a time to celebrate all the lives saved through organ donation.
Being an organ donor is one of the greatest gifts you can give to someone. At Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center, we’ve had the honor to talk to some of the recipients.
Medical Laboratory Professionals Week
It’s time to celebrate and recognize lab workers during Medical Laboratory Professionals Week!
What exactly is this week about? Medical Laboratory Professionals Week started in 1975, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It’s an opportunity to increase public awareness and understanding and appreciation for lab workers for one week at the end of April.