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blood emergency

Local healthcare workers concerned as blood supply drops again to critical levels

Region has 1–2-day supply with potential for holidays, weather and the Omicron COVID-19 variant to cause further instability in donations.

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Middletown, CT Location is now open

Our new location, located in Middletown, CT, is now open! Make your appointment today and be one of our first center donors!

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YES! You can donate if you got the COVID-19 Vaccine

In most cases, there is no deferral period for blood donation after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine.

January Promotion

It's National Blood Donor Month!

Throughout January, all presenting donors will be entered into a weekly drawing to win a $500 e-gift card, and into a monthly drawing to win a mirror home gym with a one year membership!

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Donate Blood

One blood donation from you can help save as many as three lives.

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Sponsor a Drive

Find out how to host a blood drive at our center.

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Be the Match

Join the marrow donor registry to be someone's one and only cure.


Hours Update - January 7

Due to expected inclement weather, our Connecticut Donor Center will have a delayed opening. We will now open at 9am.


About Blood

You and your blood type are special! There are different ways to give that help you harness the power of your blood type to help patients the most.


Can I Donate?

Many people think they can't donate when they can. FAQ's and ask our medical team!

Giving 101

You may have questions and even some common misconceptions about donating blood. Get the facts, and let us walk you through it.

Rare Leukemia Strikes, Abbie Strikes Back

Diagnosed at only 16 months old, Abbie's life was saved thanks to the selfless blood donors in our community.