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BLOOD DONORS RECEIVE FREE ANTIBODY TESTS AT SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA BLOOD BANK

SAN DIEGO (JUNE 29, 2020) – Starting today through the month of July, Southern California Blood Bank is testing all blood donations for SARS-CoV-2 antibodies, the virus that causes the COVID-19 as a service to the community and to assist in identifying potential candidates for convalescent plasma. Appointments are required for all blood donations.

FDA Releases Revised Donor Guidelines

Updated Donor Eligibility Criteria Based on FDA Recommendations Coming Soon!  

On April 2, 2020, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which sets regulations for blood donor eligibility in the United States, announced new eligibility guidelines. We are pleased to share that the new guidelines will enable more people to become blood donors.

New Blood Donor Portal Launches on June 4

We are excited to announce the launch of a new and improved blood donor portal on June 4, as well as upcoming changes to our donor loyalty program, in order to better serve you. 

Please note that your donor portal and online scheduling will be unavailable from 6:30 p.m. on June 3 until 1 p.m. on June 4. Please call us if you would like to schedule an appointment while the system is down: (619) 400-8251. 


New Blood Donor Portal 

Gift Life During National Blood Donor Month

Celebrating January as National Blood Donor Month
Make Your Appointment to Donate Today!

Thanks to the generosity of blood donors, people in our local hospitals are able to get the blood they need when they need it.

People like Ella Martinez.