In The News: April 18-24

Our mission is to help save lives by connecting donors and patients through the gift of blood and we can’t do it without volunteer blood donors throughout our communities. Local patients need blood every day and we’re thankful that message is spreading. Check out where LifeStream was featured this week.

NBC Palm Springs

Recovered COVID-19 Patient Makes First Plasma Donation in Valley

Check out the TV coverage below and click here for more info.


Riverside/San Bernardino iHeart Radio station KGGI 99.1FM “The IE’s Hottest Music,” continues to support LifeStream with PSAs. letting people know LifeStream is open through the COVID-19 pandemic. Listen below:

CBS News Channel 3 – Palm Springs

CBS News Channel 3 – Palm Springs broadcasted info about a blood drive at JFK Memorial hospital on the 11PM news Thursday, April 23. Read the article here.

CBS News Channel 3 – Palm Springs reminded viewwers about a blood drive at JFK Memorial hospital on the morning news Friday, April 24.

CBS News Channel 3 – Palm Springs shared info about the first COVID-19 Convalescent plasma donation during the 5PM news.

The Desert Sun

“Desert Regional doctor urges people who have recovered from coronavirus to donate plasma”

“Coronavirus outbreak at Coachella date facility rises to 15; recovered patient donates plasma”

“Valley Voice: Social distancing does not have to mean social disengagement”


“Coronavirus crisis in Southern California: How you can help amid COVID-19 pandemic”

Champion Newspapers

“Plasma sought from recovered virus patients”

Big Bear Grizzley

“Give blood, save lives”

Hi-Desert Star

Palm Desert woman becomes first to donate convalescent plasma

Media Inquiries

Blood is needed every day and we rely on volunteer blood donors in our communities to meet the need. Help spread the message by sharing the need. Contact Don Escalante, Public Relations Specialist, at or 909-386-6818.

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