Red Cross Urges Healthy Individuals to Give Blood amid Coronavirus Concerns

There is a critical shortage of blood supplies at this time. Donating blood is a safe process and people should not hesitate to give or receive blood. There are no data or evidence that this coronavirus can be transmitted by blood transfusion, and there have been no reported cases of transfusion transmission for any respiratory virus including this coronavirus worldwide.

If you are able & willing to donate blood, please consider a donation.

Contact any of these donor centers listed below.

 Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center
Donor Center in the Watchtower Building
1801 2nd Street, Coralville

UI DeGowin Blood Center
200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City

American Red Cross