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American Red Cross, Country Music Star Martina McBride urge Americans to give comfort through Blood Donation

 

Suburban Propane is supporting the effort by offering blood donors a chance to win an Outdoor Living Experience, powered by Propane for those who give now through December 15th

American Red CrossNashville, TN – The American Red Cross and country music star Martina McBride have joined together this holiday season to remind people to take care of one another, sharing comfort and joy with hospital patients through the gift of blood donation.

Health emergencies don’t pause for a pandemic or holiday celebrations. The Red Cross needs the help of blood donors across the country now to ensure patients continue to have access to lifesaving blood.

American Red Cross phlebotomist Marquis Lewis visits with Kimberly McCaw while she donates blood. (Jason Miczek, American Red Cross)

American Red Cross phlebotomist Marquis Lewis visits with Kimberly McCaw while she donates blood. (Jason Miczek, American Red Cross)

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FDA Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: November 25th, 2020

 

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)Silver Spring, MD – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced the following actions taken in its ongoing response effort to the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic:

The FDA has published Face Masks, Including Surgical Masks, and Respirators for COVID-19 Coronavirus, a comprehensive new page on FDA.gov with answers to frequently asked questions about face masks, surgical masks, and respirators.

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Coronavirus

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American Red Cross teams up with Dickey’s Barbecue Pit to encourage Donors to give thanks and give life

 

American Red CrossNashville, TN – This Thanksgiving season, the American Red Cross is partnering with Dickey’s Barbecue Pit to encourage eligible donors to give thanks and give life by rolling up a sleeve at the Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Blood Drive, 2345 Madison Street in Clarksville Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020 from 11:00am to 3:00pm and at the Red Cross in Nashville and Clarksville each Monday in November.

Free Dickey’s Classic Pulled Pork Sandwich coupon for all presenting donors at select blood drives in November. (Amanda Romney/American Red Cross)

Free Dickey’s Classic Pulled Pork Sandwich coupon for all presenting donors at select blood drives in November. (Amanda Romney/American Red Cross)

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American Red Cross blood donors have new opportunity to help patients fighting COVID-19

 

American Red CrossNashville, TN – Plasma from whole blood donations made through the American Red Cross that test positive for COVID-19 Coronavirus antibodies may now help current coronavirus patients in need of convalescent plasma transfusions.

Donors are encouraged to make an appointment to give blood now to help ensure coronavirus patients and others who depend on transfusions have needed blood products this fall.

Donors needed this fall to maintain blood supply amid ongoing COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic. (Jason Miczek/American Red Cross)

Donors needed this fall to maintain blood supply amid ongoing COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic. (Jason Miczek/American Red Cross)

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FDA Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: September 26th, 2020

 

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)Silver Spring, MD – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced the following actions taken in its ongoing response effort to the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic:

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Coronavirus

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FDA Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: August 8th, 2020

 

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)Silver Spring, MD – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has taken the following actions in its ongoing response effort to the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic:

On August 6th, the FDA revoked the emergency use authorization (EUA) for Autobio Diagnostics Co., Ltd.’s, Anti-SARS-CoV-2 Rapid Test, a SARS-CoV-2 antibody test, due to performance concerns with the accuracy of the test.

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Coronavirus.

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FDA Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: August 4th, 2020

 

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)Silver Spring, MD – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced the following actions taken in its ongoing response effort to the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic:

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Authorizes First Tests that Estimate a Patient’s Antibodies from Past SARS-CoV-2 Infection

 

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)Silver Spring, MD – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized the first two COVID-19 Coronavirus serology tests that display an estimated quantity of antibodies present in the individual’s blood.

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President Donald Trump to recovered Coronavirus Patients, Your plasma could save lives

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – President Donald Trump just visited the American Red Cross Headquarters, where he joined public health experts from across the government to discuss a promising new development in the fight against COVID-19 Coronavirus.
 
New research shows that the plasma from recovered COVID-19 Coronavirus patients could help those who are currently battling the disease. The Red Cross and America’s Blood Centers together will receive up to $270 million from the Administration for the collection of up to 360,000 units of plasma for this purpose.

President Donald Trump participates in a tour of the Red Cross National Headquarters. (White House)

President Donald Trump participates in a tour of the Red Cross National Headquarters. (White House)

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FDA Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: June 17th, 2020

 

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)Silver Spring, MDThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration is taking action in the ongoing response to the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic:

The FDA posted a new web page, Adverse Event Reporting for Medical Devices Under Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) or Discussed in COVID-19-Related Guidance Documents.

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