URGENT NEED FOR VOLUNTEER DONORS - Low supply of type O red blood cells, AB plasma and Convalescent PlasmaBlood donation is safe and essential!  Recent changes to donor eligibility criteria may allow more to give. Please fill out the deferral/eligibility inquiry form if you have questions.

Potential donors who have received the COVID-19 vaccination are eligible to donate all blood products, including convalescent plasma with the following criteria.

Click here for our response to the Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19) including information from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on blood donation being permitted during Stay at Home directives. Click here for care provider and self-referrals for convalescent plasma donors for those that had a positive molecular test (also called PCR or polymerase chain reaction) and are fully recovered from COVID-19.  Email or call 833-610-1025 with questions.

National Blood Donor Month (NBDM) could not come at a more crucial time. The COVID-19 pandemic has put additional pressure on the blood supply. We are encouraging blood donors to make and keep appointments to donate blood during the months to come.

Share the graphics and messages below across your social media channels to help spread the word! Together we can change the world!

Blood Donation By The Numbers

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Less than 10% of Americans donate blood

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12% of blood is donated by millenials

1 in 7 patients will use blood

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  • January is #NationalBloodDonorMonth! Thank you to all of the donors who have helped keep the nation's blood supply ready when needed. Learn more about how you are helping your community at www.bloodcenter.org!
     
  • Make lifesaving a habit, commit to donate in 2021! Schedule your donation at www.bloodcenter.org!
     
  • There is no debate about it, donating blood can help someone live another day! Band together. Give Blood. www.bloodcenter.org

  • Do you know someone with cancer? Someone who is pregnant? Someone with sickle cell disease? Then you know someone who may need blood. Learn more at www.bloodcenter.org!

  • Everyday, someone in your community may need blood, schedule your donation today at www.bloodcenter.org!

  • Fact: 1 in 7 patients entering a hospital will use blood. Band Together. Give Blood. www.bloodcenter.org

USE THE FOLLOWING HASHTAGS IN YOUR POSTS!
#NBDM #NBDM21 #NationalBloodDonorMonth 

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