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COVID-19 and Blood Donation

MBC is committed to the safety of our donors, staff, and community partners. Get answers to your questions about donating right now.


Appointments Now Required

As a safety precaution, and to manage donor flow, donation appointments are now required.

Expanded hours

To increase capacity while maintaining social distancing, we have expanded hours at select donor centers.

Help save lives

Right Type for Your Type

Every 2 seconds someone needs blood. Based on your blood type and where the need is greatest, there are many ways to give.

New donor & coordinator portals

Coming in spring 2020: better features and usability for donors and Blood Drive Coordinators!

Type O- Blood

O negative is the universal blood type, which means it can be given to anyone in need like trauma victims or preemie babies.

Host a Blood Drive

When you partner with Memorial Blood Centers as a blood drive sponsor, you help save and sustain lives right here at home.



Save time and complete your health history questionnaire on the day of your donation from the privacy of your home or office.


Are you ready to help save lives?

38% of the U.S. population are eligible to give blood, yet only 7% do.



Join our mission of saving lives.