Ways you can help

Whole blood donations

Platelet, double red cell, or plasma donations

Blood Assurance Program

Did you know?

At the Blood Donor Center in Rochester, Minn., you can donate whole blood every 84 days.

Mayo Clinic offers free parking and childcare for whole blood donors during donation.

More facts about blood donation.

Connect with us on Facebook

The Mayo Clinic Blood Donor Center Facebook page is a great way to stay in touch with the blood donor community.

Schedule your donation

Our three permanent donor sites are:

  • Hilton Building
  • Mayo Clinic Hospital, Saint Marys Campus
  • IBM
    507-253-7545 (for all businesses on IBM property).

See hours. Call or email to schedule an appointment.

Blood drives
Visit a blood drive in your neighborhood.

Online appointments
Online scheduler — For Mayo Rochester employees who are current donors (only on Mayo Clinic network)

What's new

The Mayo Clinic Blood Donor Program has updated it's authorization to review protected health information. Lifelong blood and platelet donors are needed. Eligible 16-year-olds can donate blood in Minnesota. Mayo Clinic staff, community members, and visitors to Rochester are encouraged to donate blood when possible.

What's new in the Blood Donor Center.