Red Cross Month & Carlsbad Blood Drives

Donate blood

Did you know that March is RED CROSS MONTH?

The American Red Cross relies on blood as well as financial donations to meet its needs around the country for emergencies, and humanitarian programs and services.

Donating blood is a powerful way to help, and there are 2 opportunities in Carlsbad in March where you can donate blood.

MARCH 18 – The Fields Church, from 7 am until 1 pm, at 2265 Camino Vida RobleĀ  (running between Palomar Airport Road and El Camino Real)

MARCH 22 – Army Navy Academy in Carlsbad Village, from 8 am until 2 pm, 2605 Carlsbad Boulevard.

All blood types are welcome, but Type O is especially helpful.

Appointments are highly recommended and you can arrange a specific time to donate in one of 3 ways:

  1. 1. Use the Blood Donor App.

2. Call the Red Cross at (800) 733-2767

3. Visit the Red Cross website – RedCrossBlood.org.

They also recommend completing the online health history questionnaire, Rapid Pass, to save time.