Whole Blood Donation

Whole Blood

Whole blood donation is what most people are familiar with. This is the traditional way of donating and allows us to draw a pint of blood containing red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets and plasma at one time.

People with O type blood and those with certain RH negative blood types are encouraged to donate whole blood.

  • People with the following blood types should consider donating Whole Blood:
    A Negative A Negative A Negative A Negative A Negative
  • How Often Can You Donate Whole Blood?

    Every 56 days for a total of 6 donations a year.

 

How You Can Help

Blood Donor Basics

Blood Donor Basics

Your health is important to us, and we want to help you maintain it.

Blood Donation FAQs

Hosting a Blood Drive

Your help as our community partner is essential to the blood supply.

Donation Methods

Donation Methods

Let your blood type lead the way to donate your powerful lifesaving gift.

Donation Methods

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