To ensure the safety of our patients, community members, team members, and Red Cross staff and volunteers, walk-ins will not be accepted.

To save up to 15 minutes of your overall donation time, complete a Rapid Pass the morning of your appointment. RapidPass allows donors to answer the Red Cross' health questionnaire prior to their appointment.

To register to donate at an upcoming drive, view our blood drive schedule.

Each month, UMMC holds an open blood drive so that you can support our medical community.

There are many reasons to give — someone in the U.S. needs blood every two seconds and one donation can save up to three lives — but really, it is the right thing to do, and you will walk a little taller each time you donate.

At UMMC, we use more than 36,000 units of blood a year. Every blood drive is greatly needed.

Check out the information below, then reserve a time for the next drive and bring a friend. All UMMC employees receive 1,250 Positive Points, part of our new Reward and Recognition Program, for donating. Email Briana Mathis at with any questions.

Check out the Blood Drive Schedule for 2022!

Who Can Give Blood

Requirements for Donating Blood

  • Be in generally good health.
  • Be at least 17 years old.
  • Weigh at least 110 pounds.
  • NOT have gotten a tattoo within the past year.
  • NOT have donated blood within the past 56 days.
  • See all requirements.

More About Being a Donor

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