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Latest News

Cord blood collection in Brampton resumes Monday

Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Aligned with the public health decision to ease COVID-19 restrictions in most parts of Ontario, and in consultation with clinicians as hospitals gradually return to normal operations, Canadian Blood Services will resume cord blood collection in Brampton (GTA) on Monday, June 22, 2020.

Rising demand for blood ushers in National Blood Donor Week, June 8-14

Monday, June 08, 2020
News release
Donors praised for adapting to changes during COVID-19

First COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma Donor

Wednesday, April 29, 2020
News release
Canadian Blood Services begins collecting plasma donations from people who have recovered from COVID-19 as part of Canada’s CONCOR Trial APRIL 29, 2020 (VANCOUVER) – Canadian Blood Services is proud to be part of CONCOR, a national clinical trial to test the safety and effectiveness of COVID-19