Beginning May 23, we’re implementing changes in blood donor guidelines, some of which are regulatory and will affect donor eligibility. One will add a step to the pre-donation screening for certain donors, and another change is primarily operational for our blood center. We’ve outlined more details on what these changes will mean for Carter BloodCare Read more
Have you ever thought about donating blood but decided not to for some reason or another? You’re not alone! Thirty-seven percent of the population in our area is eligible to give blood, but less than four percent of those eligible actually give. There is always a need for blood. And the process is always life-prolonging, Read more
Carter BloodCare is closely monitoring the fluid developments in the state of Florida, concerning the Zika virus. Our staff receives daily updates on newly announced Zika-risk areas. Added to the list now, are Broward and Miami-Dade counties in Florida. This is part of the pre-donation screening process.We are working with a nationally connected network of Read more
Spring into Life with Carter BloodCare Spring is here, and we are definitely ready for it! Whether you’re excited for the warmer weather or you’re making vacation plans, spring is definitely the best season in the great state of Texas. This season, we are excited to be involved in our community and recognize the people Read more
Community leaders take their job seriously. They are dedicated to working in various ways and doing whatever they can to give back. One of those leaders is Ann Farmer, Community Resource Commissioner for Tarrant County. Ann has been a part of Tarrant County’s blood drives since 2001 and has been coordinating Carter BloodCare drives since Read more
Sickle cell disease, also referred to as sickle cell anemia, is a genetic disorder of the hemoglobin protein in blood. It gets its name from the shape red cells take on when they are in a low-oxygen state, which resembles that of a sickle. Sickle cell anemia affects roughly 70,000 people in the United States Read more
If you have been watching the news lately, it is likely you have heard of the Zika virus and the diagnoses of patients in Dallas County. Zika virus is a rapidly spreading virus in the Western Hemisphere that causes mild symptoms of fever, headache, muscle and joint aches, eye pain or irritation, and rash. Most Read more
Fall in Love in February Love is in the air this Valentine’s Day at Carter BloodCare! All month long, we are working to help everyone fall in love with giving life. There are a lot of reasons to love Carter BloodCare, and this February there is plenty of love to go around! Celebrate Black History Read more
Whether or not you made a New Year’s Resolution to lose weight or get healthy, being on top of your body’s health should always be a priority. After celebrating the holidays with more food and less time at the gym, the beginning of the year is a great time to get back into your workout Read more
At Carter BloodCare, our goal is to keep the community blood supply full so we can give life to patients in need of blood transfusions in the community. However, sometimes it is harder for us to keep the shelves stocked. In most cases, urgent need means we have less than one day’s supply of blood Read more
Happy New Year! It’s officially 2016, and we can’t wait to see what new opportunities come to Carter BloodCare this year. Our resolution in 2016 is to give life to those in need and bring a new life to our brand with new campaigns, a new website, and more. We hope you make giving life Read more
Happy New Year! 2016 is finally here and it’s time to fulfill our New Year’s Resolutions. This year, we encourage you to make part of your 2016 Resolution to #GiveForLife and support the Carter BloodCare mission to give life to the community by making blood transfusions possible. There are a lot of ways to #GiveForLife Read more
With origins in the 1950s, Carter BloodCare is one of Texas' largest blood centers, providing 300,000 units of life-saving blood and blood components to patients in North, Central, and East Texas annually.
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