Blood Needs Following Las Vegas Tragedy

Statement of Need:

Blood Bank of Alaska is saddened by the news out of Las Vegas, Nevada and our hearts go out to the victims, their families, and the greater community. Many of our dedicated, and generous donors have asked about donating blood for those injured. BBA is prepared to support the people of Las Vegas with additional blood supplies should we receive a request from the Las Vegas community. We have investigated and have been informed that at this time, the local community has been able to meet the need for blood to help the victims of this national tragedy. As such, Blood Bank of Alaska remains focused on supporting local area hospitals in Alaska.  On average 100  donations are required every day to assist and save the lives of patients in our area. To schedule a blood donation appointment, call 907-222-5630.

Robert W. Scanlon

Chief Executive Officer