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BLOOD DONORS ARE NEEDED

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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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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Donate Now

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.

Ends December 17

Santa's Nice List Giveaway!

​​​​​Tis the season of giving! Join Santa's nice list by donating blood. All presenting donors between November 25th and December 16th will have an opportunity to win a gift from Santa. Winners will be selected and gifts shipped before December 25th!

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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.

 

Promotions

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.