This page includes resources and information for the blood community regarding coronavirus. As the blood community continues to address the ongoing spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), which causes COVID-19, AABB will provide updates through this web page.
The AABB COVID-19 Working Group was formed in March 2020 to support blood collection centers and transfusion services with the potential adverse impact on the blood supply as the blood community continues to address the spread of coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2),
which causes COVID-19. Blood centers and transfusion services must have robust strategies to help protect the health and safety of donors, patients and staff in the event of an infectious disease outbreak (i.e. influenza, coronavirus). Effective communication,
current information and education are key to successful strategies. AABB’s COVID-19 Working Group will provide education and tools to support planning and preparation, donor and staff safety, communications and continuity of operations necessary
to promote a blood safety and availability during this outbreak.
The Working Group will:
The COVID-19 Working Group, whose role does not address disasters, remains available to support the work of the AABB’s Interorganizational Task Force on Domestic Disasters and Acts of Terrorism as requested by that group.
Please contact email@example.com with questions and concerns.
December 04, 2020
December 02, 2020
December 01, 2020