Blood Bank of Alaska | Helping Alaska Patients in Need

Thank You to Our Amazing Donors!

April 8th, 2019

Over the last few days, all across Alaska, you have heard our message to the community of our critical need for blood; every type of blood and platelet. Due to heavy usage, and the time of year, the inventory of blood serving the State of Alaska has been running very low. Blood Bank of Alaska […]

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Unattended Child Policy at BBA

March 18th, 2019

Recently a few of our donors have inquired about our policy for bringing children when you donate.  Our priority is to ensure the safety of our donors and to clear up any confusion the following letter outlines our official policy for children. BBA Child Policy for Donation PDF March 18th, 2019   Re: Unattended Child(ren) […]

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Managing a Disaster: Alaska Earthquake 2018

December 10th, 2018

Blood Bank of Alaska is an essential facility and part of the emergency response system for the State of Alaska.  Our team of traine­­­d professionals routinely drill and train to ensure that we are able to respond quickly to hospital needs and navigate unexpected situations.  On November 30, 2018 those many hours of training were […]

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Blood Bank of Alaska Resumes Routine Operations Saturday December 1, 2018

November 30th, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 1, 2018  Anchorage, AK – Due to the Alaska earthquake on Friday November 30, 2018 Blood Bank of Alaska temporarily closed collections to ensure the safety of our donors.  All facilities have passed required inspections and routine operations resumed December 1, 2018.   Thank you to the many community members that […]

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Fairbanks Introduces Saturday Hours

October 29th, 2018

The Fairbanks center is changing the hours of operation beginning  November 4th, 2018.    This schedule adjustment is focused on better serving our donors and the community.  The new hours will allow those not available during the week to give the gift of life.   Fairbanks Center:  (907) 456-5645  Appointment Line: 907-222-5630 CLOSED: Monday beginning November […]

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William Shatner Films PSA to Encourage Donation

October 12th, 2018

This August Blood Bank of Alaska released a brand new public service announcement featuring television and film icon, William Shatner.  Mr. Shatner responded to a request by Alaska’s community blood bank (Blood Bank of Alaska) to lend his voice and raise awareness about the importance of blood donations in Alaska.  Currently there is a national […]

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Help Fund Expanded Laboratory Services in Alaska

October 11th, 2018

Every day blood donors make a difference for patients in need. Ensuring a safe and potent blood supply to save lives is our mission. Help further expand our laboratory services by donating to our Gofundme campaign. Additional lab services will expedite the testing process and help those in need. Thank you for your support. Blood […]

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Volunteer CDL Drivers Needed

July 10th, 2018

Blood Bank of Alaska is looking for Volunteer CDL drivers to assist with blood drives. Do you have time to volunteer? https://www.bloodbankofalaska.org/volunteer-application/ You do not have to be a blood donor to volunteer with us. In fact, if you’re ineligible to donate, volunteering is a great way you can still be involved in our life-saving […]

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Introducing the New Blood Bank of Alaska License Plate

June 8th, 2018

WE ARE EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE THE LAUNCH OF THE EXCLUSIVE BLOOD BANK OF ALASKA LICENSE PLATE.  It is now available on the DMV website at the following link: http://doa.alaska.gov/dmv/plates/index.htm#types . You can personalize your very own license plate to let your friends and neighbors know the importance of blood donation.  The board of directors began the effort […]

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