News & Events

MBS Concert Giveaway 2021

Mississippi Blood Services’ Summer Concert Fun! July 11th – July 17th • All donors at all locations and blood drives entered to win a 4 pack of tickets to Brad Paisley Concert on July 22nd. Drawing will be July 19th. July 18th – July 24th • All donors at all locations and blood drives entered…

Face Mask Update!

Individuals who have been fully vaccinated* against COVID-19 will no longer be required to wear a face mask, either inside or outside all our MBS locations. Fully vaccinated means at least two weeks past the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, or two weeks past receipt of the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19…

Mississippians Urged to Donate Blood to Maintain an Adequate Blood Supply Amid Coronavirus Concerns

As the coronavirus outbreak continues to spread in the United States, Mississippi Blood Services is urging individuals to make and/or keep donation appointments and organized blood drives to ensure the continued adequacy of the blood supply. It is imperative that healthy individuals donate to minimize disruptions to the blood supply and ensure blood is available…

Young Father in Need of Blood Donations

Kennon L. is a young father who was injured while at work.  He was trapped between two railway cars for several hours before emergency personnel were able to extract him and airlift him to the hospital.  He has suffered major damage to both his legs, has used numerous units of blood. Thanks to generous donors, blood…

Long Time Friend of MBS in Need of Donors

When thinking about who receives blood, often times we think about those going through cancer treatments, surgery or a traumatic event.  There are patients who need blood transfusions on a regular basis to sustain their health. Patients like long time friend of MBS, Lane B.  Lane has Diamond Blackfan Anemia and must receive transfusions every…

Young Sickle Cell Patient in Need of O-Type Blood

DJay James is a long time friend of Mississippi Blood Services. Diagnosed at 3 months old, DJay has endured countless transfusions in his young life.   Having to receive transfusions nearly every 4 weeks to help decrease his risk of having a stroke, DJay has developed antibodies.  This means that he needs very specific blood from…