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Connecticut Blood Center

We are expanding!

RIBC is excited to announce our seventh donor center in Middletown, CT, located at 820 Washington St. Suite 856 in Middletown Plaza. The Connecticut Blood Center will open on Wednesday, October 27.

Donate Now

YES! You can donate if you got the COVID-19 Vaccine

In most cases, there is no deferral period for blood donation after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine.

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Donate Blood

One blood donation from you can help save as many as three lives.

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Sponsor a Drive

Find out how to sponsor a drive in your community to help save lives.

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Be the Match

Join the marrow donor registry to be someone's one and only cure.


Info on donation after COVID-19 vaccine

In most cases there is no deferral period for blood donation after receiving an FDA approved COVID-19 vaccine.


Can I Donate

Many people think they can't donate when they can. FAQ's and ask our medical team!

Giving 101

You may have questions and even some common misconceptions about donating blood. Get the facts, and let us walk you through it.

RIBC Stories

Even little superheroes need heroes. When you give blood, you help save kids like Chris Jr. of Charlestown, RI.