Blood Bank of Alaska | Helping Alaska Patients in Need

Refilling the life supply: Alaska National Guard and Blood Bank of Alaska hold blood drive at AKNG armory

May 28th, 2020

More than 30 Alaska National Guard Soldiers and Airmen, Alaska State Defense Force Soldiers, and other DMVA personnel volunteered to give blood at the National Guard Armory here yesterday in coordination with the Blood Bank of Alaska. The blood drive was led by Lt. Col. Joseph Gerace, the 49th Brigade, Medical Detachment Commander of the […]

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BBA Supports CDC and Alaska State DHSS Recommendations

April 21st, 2020

Blood Bank of Alaska supports the CDC and Alaska State DHSS recommendations to wear facial coverings when out in public to slow transmission and keep you and our community safe. Blood Bank of Alaska continues to practice the recommended distancing, hand washing and disinfecting of high touch surfaces throughout our centers for the safety of […]

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Recovered COVID-19 Patient Becomes First Alaskan Convalescent Plasma Donor at Blood Bank of Alaska

April 17th, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 17, 2020 Anchorage, AK – Today the first donor to provide convalescent plasma after recovering from COVID-19 donated in Anchorage at Blood Bank of Alaska (BBA). As patients recover from COVID-19 BBA is encouraging them to consider donating their plasma, which has antibodies that can help treat patients infected with the […]

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Convalescent Plasma Donors Needed to Combat Covid-19

April 10th, 2020

Anchorage, AK – In an effort to help during the COVID-19 pandemic, Blood Bank of Alaska (BBA) is asking eligible patients that have fully recovered from the disease to donate convalescent plasma. Convalescent plasma is plasma collected from patients who have recovered from the infectious disease. Plasma from recovered patients contains antibodies that may be […]

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NEW VOLUNTARY 28-DAY DEFERRAL REQUEST IN RESPONSE TO THE VIRUS KNOWN AS: SARS-COV-2 / COVID-19

March 30th, 2020

NEW VOLUNTARY 28-DAY DEFERRAL REQUEST IN RESPONSE TO 2019 NOVEL CORONAVIRUS-PLEASE DONATE BLOOD TODAY! VOLUNTARY 28-DAY DEFERRAL REQUEST IN RESPONSE TO 2019 NOVEL CORONAVIRUS New Voluntary 28-day Deferral Request in Response to Novel Coronavirus/ COVID-19 Blood Bank of Alaska (BBA) along with other blood banks across the United States is monitoring the evolving situation regarding […]

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Appointments Only At This Time

March 26th, 2020

Thank you for donating this week! We are asking that donors make an appointment to donate at this time. This is to ensure the safety of those donating and minimize the wait time. Thank you again – call 907-222-5630 to schedule your appt.

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Blood Donation Is Authorized During Hunker Down Order as Critical Resource

March 21st, 2020

Donated blood is a critical resource of the medical community and the city has authorized travel to local community blood centers at this time.  Officials expect donors to travel directly to the blood center for their donation appointments and then return to their home or place of business. Thank you to the community for ensuring […]

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We Need Your Help: Donate Today

March 9th, 2020

Alaskans pride themselves on their way of life. The stereotype of the rugged Alaskan, self-reliant, tough, and free spirited is on the mark. We live here in the great state of Alaska because we enjoy and appreciate the scenery and wildlife, the opportunities for outdoor life, as well as good times with our fellow Alaskans. […]

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January is National Blood Donor Month

January 13th, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 13, 2020   National Blood Donor Month Raises Awareness for the Need for Blood in January   Anchorage, AK: January is National Blood Donor Month and Blood Bank of Alaska is encouraging donors to visit their local blood center or a mobile drive. This month was first designated as National Blood […]

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Limited Release: Chad Carpenter T-Shirts During AK State Fair!

August 13th, 2019

Pick up one of our exclusive Chad Carpenter designed t-shirts when you donate at the State Fair or at a select center during the State Fair. August 22nd – September 4th; Anchorage Main Center, S. Anchorage Center and the Wasilla Center will also have t-shirts. 907-222-5630 Call today to book an appointment at the center […]

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