Are you considering donating blood? Here is a step-by-step guide and a few tips to make your donation process run smoothly. The entire process will take an hour or less.
Before you donate . . .
Once you arrive at the center or drive you will show identification and fill out a brief health and travel history form.
After the mini exam, the actual donation will take less than 10 minutes.
Rest, relax, and enjoy a snack and drink before you leave.
Blood donation does not need to be a one-time thing. You can donate as often as every 56 days or eight weeks.