Donors who have type O blood are needed immediately in Collier County to help boost the Community Blood Center’s critically low blood product inventories. The local shortage is the result a sudden increase in usage by area patients. The only way to obtain adequate levels of transfusable blood is through life-saving donations from our community’s members. Donors can give the gift of life:

At Community Blood Center’s donor center: 1100 Immokalee Road, Naples, FL 34110, located on the first floor of the NCH Business Center. Hours of operation: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Monday, Thursday, & Friday, 11 a.m. – 7p.m. on Tuesday (closed Wednesday, Saturday, & Sunday). No appointment is necessary.

On the Bloodmobile – Find a blood drive location here:
Donors can safely give blood every 56 days. The minimum age to give blood is 16 with parent present. There is no upper age maximum. Donors must weigh at least 110 pounds, should eat prior to giving blood, and must be well hydrated. Photo ID is required at donation time. The entire process from registration to refreshment takes about 45 minutes. The actual blood draw only takes approximately 7 minutes. Each pint of donated blood can save up to 3 lives!

Visit or call (239) 624-4120 for additional information. All blood products collected by the Community Blood Center, an affiliate of NCH Healthcare System, remain within the community to benefit local patients in need.

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