Topic: Bastogne Avenue
A thousand blood donations needed daily to prevent further delays in patient care
Nashville, TN – While donors across the country have rolled up a sleeve to give this summer, the need for blood and platelets remains crucial for patients relying on lifesaving transfusions. The American Red Cross continues to experience a severe blood shortage and donors of all blood types – especially type O and those giving platelets – are urged to make an appointment to give now.
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital moves COVID-19 Testing to Building 207, C Entrance reopens June 1st
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital
Fort Campbell, KY – The Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) COVID-19 testing services moves to Building 207, allowing the hospital’s C Building Entrance to reopen, June 1st, 2021.
With the COVID-testing tent move and the relocation of the COVID testing to Building 207, the C Building parking and the C Building hospital entrance are able to reopen. The new COVID-testing site is in Building 207, just off of Bastogne Avenue, immediately south of Bank of America.
Donors who give in February will receive a $5.00 Amazon.com gift card thanks to $1 million donation from Amazon
Nashville, TN – In honor of Black History Month this February, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors, and especially those who have recovered from COVID-19 Coronavirus, to give blood to honor the legacies of African Americans like Dr. Charles Drew and Dr. Jerome Holland.
Their passion for helping improve the lives of patients in need of lifesaving blood products is carried on through dedicated blood donors, blood drive sponsors, volunteers, and Red Cross employees.
Nashville, TN – The American Red Cross typically has a tough time keeping the blood supply strong during the winter months when inclement weather and seasonal illnesses can impact donors. This year the pandemic adds in another challenge in keeping the blood supply strong.
The Red Cross is urging healthy individuals to make an appointment to give blood or platelets this month.
Nashville, TN – December may be the season of giving – but it’s typically a challenging time to collect enough blood donations. Add in a pandemic, and this year could be even tougher than usual.
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital public affairs
Fort Campbell, KY – On Thursday, October 15th, 2020, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital’s Perinatal Bereavement Nurses and Chaplain hosted a virtual remembrance ceremony in the Fort Campbell Soldier Recovery Unit Memorial Garden for families who have experienced a loss during a pregnancy or the loss of a baby or child.
“Footprints on the Heart” is an annual gathering at Blanchfield for families who have lost a baby through miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, intrauterine fetal demise, stillborn or infant death. This special day is focused on remembrance and healing.
Red Cross and Sport Clips Haircuts partner to raise awareness of childhood cancers, offer free haircut coupon to donors in September
Nashville, TN – During Childhood Cancer Awareness Month this September, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood to support kids, teens and young adults battling cancer, as well as others in need of transfusions.
The National Cancer Institute estimates that more than 15,000 children and adolescents in the U.S. are diagnosed with cancer each year. Childhood cancer patients may need blood products on a regular basis during chemotherapy, surgery or treatment for complications.
Fort Campbell, KY – The Fort Campbell Chaplains Office will host a sale of excess chapel equipment 10:00am-4:00pm August 5th and 6th, 2020 at Liberty Chapel, 3111 Bastogne Avenue.
The equipment available includes music soundboards, speakers and televisions.
Representatives of local churches will have the first opportunity to purchase any of the items August 5th. The following day, August 6th, the items will be available to anyone who has access to Fort Campbell.
Nashville, TN – The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to be the lifeline for patients in need this holiday season by making an appointment to give blood or platelets.
While helping to save lives is likely motivation enough, those who come out to give November 18th-December 18th will also receive a $5.00 Amazon.com Gift Card via email, courtesy of Suburban Propane. Still need reasons to fit lifesaving blood donation into busy holiday schedules?
Fort Campbell KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital will open a temporary walk-in flu vaccine clinic for two weeks where beneficiaries may receive their annual influenza shot.
The temporary clinic will be open October 28th to November 6th, Monday and Wednesday from 7:00am to 4:00pm and Tuesday from 9:00am to 6:00pm in Bldg. 207 on Bastogne Avenue, next to Bank of America. All TRICARE beneficiaries six months or older, including Soldiers, Retirees and Family members, may receive the vaccine without an appointment with no out-of-pocket expense at the temporary walk-in flu immunization clinic. Individuals will need to show their military ID card before receiving the flu vaccine.
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