Donating Blood is Easy
Whether it's your first time or it's been a long time, you're probably wondering what donating will be like. It's simple, very safe, and our donor specialists are here to make you feel at home and comfortable.
Prepare for your appointment & bring a photo I.D.
Register and fill out a brief health history.
Meet with a donor specialist.
A quick assessment to check your temp, pulse, blood pressure, and a quick finger stick to test your blood.
- 5-10 minutes for whole blood
- 30 minutes for double red cells
- 2 hours for platelets
You did it! Enjoy a drink and a snack for 10 minutes. Be proud of what you've done to save lives. We are!