Based in Pensacola, Fla., Northwest Florida Blood Center provides safe blood for and has been operational since 1948. It is a nonprofit corporation and also a licensed blood center by the Federal Food and Drug Administration and the Agency for Health Care Administration of the state of Florida. It is accredited by the American Association of Blood Banks. The center operates a blood bank and also provides various blood tests through its blood bank. It collects blood only from volunteer donors. It provides various bloodmobiles and several delivery vehicles to provide testing and delivery services. The center provides blood and blood products to the area hospitals. In addition, Northwest Florida Blood Center has various donor collection sites in Pace, Fort Walton Beach and Panama City, Fla.