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Connecticut Blood Center

We are expanding!

RIBC is excited to announce our seventh donor center in Middletown, CT, located at 856 Washington St. in Middletown Plaza is now open!

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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.

Hamilton Tickets

November Promotion

Throughout the month of November, all presenting donors at centers and mobile drives will automatically be entered into a drawing to win one of two pairs of Hamilton tickets at PPAC on December 12.

America's Blood Supply Crisis

RIBC and The Dr. Oz Show Raise Awareness of National Blood Shortage with #JUSTMYTYPE Challenge

Are you eligible to donate blood? Join the #JUSTMYTYPE Challenge—donate blood and challenge someone else to join you! Click to read the full story.

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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!


Current Promotions

Click here to see what donor incentives we're currently offering!

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.