Carter Bloodcare & Stewart Regional Blood Center Merge

It's official. Carter Bloodcare and Stewart Regional Blood Center have merged. The merger of the two blood centers was completed Monday, April 2nd.

The two centers will begin operations as one organization with combined resources to include 26 permanent donor centers, up to 30 blood drives and a fleet of more than 110 donor coaches and distribution vehicles.

The organization will employ nearly 1,000 Texans and will provide specialty transfusion services including the Tyler HLA testing laboratory.