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

09/03/2021

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 received more than 350 submissions … Read More

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

08/31/2021

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! Oh, those positive Os: Seeking … Read More

Blood drives set for September 8 at two Medical City locations

08/25/2021

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 4:00 p.m. Both drives will … Read More

Carter BloodCare: Who might receive my blood donation? A spotlight on cancer patients

08/04/2021

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! Cancer patients are often in … Read More

NTX blood shortage the worst in decades – Transfusions maintain health and save lives

07/14/2021

Long-time DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) partner Carter BloodCare announced last month 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! Kelly Bernard, RN, BSN, PCCN, … Read More

NTX blood shortage the worst in decades – Does your health benefit from giving blood?

06/16/2021

Long-time DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) partner Carter BloodCare announced last month 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 weekly blogs detailing the blood shortage and opportunities in the community to donate blood. Spread the word! We have reported there is … Read More

June 21 blood drive – Carter BloodCare says NTX shortage the worst in decades

06/08/2021

Methodist Hospital for Surgery in coordination with Carter BloodCare will be hosting a blood drive on June 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The hospital is located at 17101 Dallas Parkway in Addison. The drive will take place at the Carter BloodCare bus. You can register here. The current blood shortage is the worst in decades. Please make an … Read More

Sometimes all it takes is an invitation – Have you ever donated blood?

06/07/2021

Share this information with your affinity groups: your book club, neighborhood HOA and workout buddies. Blood banking research indicates one of the key reasons for not donating blood is “No one ever asked me.” If all it takes is an invitation for you to donate blood, consider yourself invited now. If you’re reading this, please give thought to donating blood, … Read More

Urgent blood shortage lingers while hospitals expand services

05/27/2021

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 blood. Pre-pandemic, the region’s largest … Read More