We are temporarily deferring donors that have traveled outside the U.S. in the last 10 days. Travel to Baja, Mexico is acceptable.
MASK POLICY: Effective immediately: As of July 28, 2021, based on CDC’s latest guidance, Southern California Blood Bank requires staff, volunteers, donors, vendors, contractors, and visitors to wear a face covering*, whether they have been vaccinated or not, prior to entering our facilities/mobiles and while donating blood.
*“Face covering” means a surgical mask or a tightly woven fabric or non-woven material of at least two layers. A face covering has no visible holes or openings and must cover the nose and mouth. A face covering does not include a scarf, ski mask, balaclava, bandana, turtleneck, collar, or single layer of fabric."
BLOOD DONATION: Please make an appointment to donate blood.
COVID-19 VACCINATION: As of Jan 15, 2021, the following COVID-16 vaccines are permitted without a deferral period: AstraZeneca, Janssen/J&J, Moderna, Novavax and Pfizer. Learn more.
DONATE COVID-19 CONVALESCENT PLASMA (CCP): Recovered from COVID-19? Fill out the form to see if you are eligible to donate CCP to help patients battling illness in local hospitals.
Please read Frequently Asked Questions for information related to blood donation and COVID-19, including a full list of travel and exposure deferrals.
To donate blood, you must be 17 years or older, weigh a minimum of 114 pounds, and be in general good health. Book Now
Where can I donate blood nearby?
Please make an appointment to donate blood. Appointments are available at the newly opened Irvine Business District location in Irvine or find mobile lood drives in Orange County and Los Angeles County. Call (844) 380-5220
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