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.

There is no deferral period for volunteer donors who receive COVID-19 Vaccines and wish to give whole blood, double reds or platelet/plasma apheresis donations.  However, due to uncertainty of the immune response from the vaccine, donations cannot be used for Convalescent Plasma for COVID-19 patients. 

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.

facts about Sickle Cell Disease 

  • Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) is the most common hereditary disorder and currently affects over 100,000 Americans, predominantly people of African, Middle Eastern, Grecian, Indian, and Latin American descent. 
     
  • Sickle Cell disease causes the body to create abnormal hemoglobin and abnormally ‘sickle’ shaped red blood cells that causes pain and numerous health complication. 
     
  • Because of abnormal hemoglobin, red blood cells to stick together and create a ‘sickle’ shape, which causes pain and health complications. 
     
  • Although there is no cure for Sickle Cell Disease, blood transfusions (supplied exclusively by volunteer blood donors like you!) are a critical part of treatment.
     
  • Many times, blood transfusions can help relieve the pain and complications that occur during a sickle cell episode. 

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Check It Out!

Save time at your next donation with our EarlyQ program!

EarlyQ is a web-based program that allows you to answer the required medical history questions on the day of your donation using your computer or mobile device before you arrive to your appointment. The process is simple, just 4 steps and takes about 10 to 15 minutes.

Learn more about EarlyQ

Current Donor Promotion

Donate blood at any of our Donor Centers or Mobile Blood Drive locations through February 18 and get your choice of $5 e-gift card OR St. Patrick's Day t-shirt!

Additional Donor Promotions

Shop our Rewards Store!

As a loyalty member you'll collect points that can add up to some really great gifts. You can order these items with your points and they will ship directly to you for FREE. We have recently added NEW ways to earn! On January 1, 2020, we launched an updated Donor for Life rewards program designed to make helping patients as easy and rewarding as possible for blood donors.

View & Shop our Rewards Store!

FREE BLOOD CENTER IMPACT APP!

• Find nearby Donor Centers and mobile blood drives and schedule appointments!
• Track your donation history and review wellness information!
• Use your points in our Donor Rewards Store!

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