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FAQs

Common Blood Donor Questions

Why Should I Donate Blood?

  • In the United States, someone needs a transfusion every three seconds.
  • 95 percent of all Americans will need blood or platelet transfusion sometime in their lives.
  • Healthy people are the only resource for blood and platelet transfusions.
  • All blood donated to St. Joseph Hospital is used for the patients we serve.

How Can I Donate?

  • To donate, please call the Blood Donor Center at 714-744-8721. The Blood Donor Center is open Monday through Friday. Please call for an appointment. Walk-ins are also welcome. Those who wish to donate blood should:
  • Be in good health
  • Bring a valid photo I.D.
  • Be at least 17 years old
  • Weigh at least 110 lbs
  • Drink plenty of water

How Long Does Blood Donation Take?

Allow 30-60 minutes for whole blood donation. The actual donation takes 5-10 minutes. However, you must complete a questionnaire before donation and remain in the Blood Donor Center for 15 minutes after donation.

How Often Can I Donate?

You may donate blood every 56 days. You may donate platelets two times per week.

Where Do I Go?

St. Joseph Outpatient Pavilion,
Blood Donor Center, 1st Floor
1140 W. La Veta Ave.
Orange, CA 92868
(Located across from St. Joseph Hospital)
714-744-8721

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