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Latest News

Concourse Gate production and distribution facility in Ottawa resumes operations

Saturday, February 13, 2021
News release
Media advisory FEBRUARY 13, 2021 (OTTAWA) – The Concourse Gate production and distribution facility in Ottawa, ON is resuming normal supply chain and stem cell operations on Monday, Feb. 15. after a voluntary controlled shutdown last week. All blood collections in Ottawa, Kingston and surrounding

Canadian Blood Services temporarily suspends blood collection in some eastern Ontario communities including Ottawa, Kingston. Platelet collections are ongoing

Friday, February 05, 2021
News release
FEB. 5, 2021 (OTTAWA) – Canadian Blood Services is temporarily postponing blood donation events in eastern Ontario, including the cities of Ottawa and Kingston.

Blood donations are essential during COVID-19

Tuesday, December 15, 2020
News release
DEC. 15, 2020 (OTTAWA) – Canadian Blood Services is calling on all eligible blood donors to support lifesaving care for patients over the holidays by responding to the immediate need to fill more than 15,000 open appointments across Canada by December 31.