Celebrate National Blood Donor Month By Committing to Donate in 2022!

Celebrate National Blood Donor Month By Saving Lives With Us

January is National Blood Donor Month, and this year San Diego Blood Bank, Southern California Blood Bank and blood centers across the country are encouraging healthy and eligible individuals to commit to donating blood at least twice throughout 2022!

Southern California Blood Bank's New Location Opens January 2022 in Irvine Business District

Donate blood for people in our region at Southern California Blood Bank's new location, opening soon!

As Southern California continues to grow at a rapid pace, the need for a locally based community blood center has become a necessity.


UPDATED: 1-15-2021


¿Cuándo puedo donar si recibí la vacuna? 
Se permiten las siguientes vacunas COVID-19 sin un período de aplazamiento: AstraZeneca, Janssen, Moderna, Novavax y Pfizer. 

Donating Blood After COVID-19 Vaccination

Updated 3/2/21 | Donating Blood After COVID-19 Vaccination

When can I donate blood if I got the COVID-19 vaccine? 

Donate Blood and Receive FREE Marvel T-Shirt - July 22-Aug 16, 2020

Comic-Con’s Robert A. Heinlein Blood Drive returns for year 44 with Virtual Blood Drive (and FREE Marvel Black Widow T-Shirt)!

Join us for the 44th Robert A. Heinlein (Virtual) Blood Drive July 22-August 16, 2020, and be a hero for a neighbor in need. This year, with Comic-Con going virtual, our annual blood drive is following (in our super suit).  

Updated Donor Eligibility Criteria Based on FDA Recommendations

On July 31, 2020, a revised donor history questionnaire and accompanying materials recognized in guidance by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will be in place.

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 

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding COVID-19

Updated 9/30/22 | Blood Deferral Information In Relation to COVID-19

We are temporarily deferring blood donors that have traveled outside the U.S. in the last 10 days. Travel to Baja, Mexico is acceptable.