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

Electronic donor history questionnaire now in use. Twelve-month deferral lifted for blood donors with body art. Eligible 16-year-olds can donate blood in Minnesota. Bring a completed parent or guardian consent form each time you donate.

What's new in the Blood Donor Center.