As regions prepare to reopen, the need for blood has rebounded to pre-COVID-19 levels, but the blood supply is dangerously low. Donors can call 1-800-933-2566 or schedule an appointment online now.
Due to coronavirus concerns, we are experiencing critically low blood and platelet appointments making it difficult to meet patient needs and hospital demand.
NYBC is committed to the safety of our donors, volunteers, employees and blood recipients, and to transparency with the public during this evolving public health emergency.
NYBC is now increasing the nation’s supply of convalescent plasma by collecting donations from those who have recovered from COVID-19. NYBC will collect, process the plasma for infusion, and maintain a bank for hospitals to treat patients with serious or immediately life-threatening COVID-19 infections. We are asking all eligible donors to come forward so we can treat as many patients as possible.
Donor centers in your neighborhood and almost 50 blood drives a day in NY, NJ and beyond.
Each time you save lives by making a blood, platelet or plasma donation you’ll earn Advantage points redeemable for a wide variety of gifts or gift cards.
There are lots of people alive today because of blood donors like you.
Most people are eligible to donate life-saving blood.
Donating is pretty easy…and we have some tips to make it even easier.
If you’re blood type is O-Negative, you’re a “Universal Donor,” because your blood can be transfused into anyone in an emergency.