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FDA Guidance

Blood donation is about to be more inclusive.

The FDA has issued final guidance establishing a blood donor screening process based on Individual Donor Assessment, not sexual or gender identity.

Post Malone tickets could be yours

Be a rock star and donate blood!

All presenting donors between 7/4-7/17 will have a chance to win a pair of Post Malone tickets!


Welcome Back, New & Former Donors!

The deferral for potential exposure to Mad Cow Disease (vCJD) has been lifted! Those who spent time in the UK, France or Ireland may now be eligible to donate.


The need never stops

The need for blood donations remains urgent. Type O, Rh negative, and platelet donors are especially critical right now.

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Make a Lifesaving Difference in Your Community

Do you want a career you'll love and be proud of? Join the team at Connecticut Blood Center! We're looking for enthusiastic candidates for phlebotomy and laboratory careers.

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Connect with CTBC

Check out Connecticut Blood Center on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (@ctbloodcenter), LinkedIn, and YouTube to stay up to dates on promotions, donor and patient stories, and more CTBC news and updates.

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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.



Check out our latest promotions! We offer ongoing donor incentives as our way of saying thank you for saving lives.


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.