Donation Process

Donating blood is as easy as 1-2-3-4-5! Donating blood is one of the easiest and most profound ways to make an impact on your community. You can save up to two lives with just 30-45 minutes of your time!

1. Registration

Christine Chapman Registers to Donate BloodWe'll gather some basic information--such as your mailing address, phone number and date of birth--for our records.

You'll need your picture I.D. for this step of the process.


2. Mini Physical

Kristy Allenson takes Holly Dreyer's blood pressureWe'll check your temperature, blood pressure, pulse and hematocrit to make certain you are feeling your best before you donate


3. Interview

Eddie Tejada fills out his donor cardWe'll ask you some medical history and travel questions to make sure the donation process will be safe for you as well as our patients.

To make sure some common deferrals don't apply to you, visit our Donor Eligibility Requirements page.


4. Donate Blood

Roger and Sharon Spicer donate plateletsThe shortest stretch of the process, the actual donation only takes an average of 5-10 minutes.


5. Eat Snacks and Get Prizes!

SnacksEvery donor gets a snack, a free t-shirt, a free hand squeezie and the chance to win a monthly grand prize drawing!


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