COVID-19 & Blood Donation


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Updated 12:21 p.m. May 21, 2020

Convalescent plasma

We are asking fully recovered COVID-19 patients to be a part of the solution to the global pandemic and donate their plasma. Plasma is a component of blood that CBC regularly collects from volunteer donors. Convalescent plasma is the plasma collected from someone who has recovered from the infection.

It can then be used to potentially treat patients with severe cases of COVID-19. If you are recovered from COVID-19 and want to learn more, please complete a form and a member of our team will be in touch soon.

Convalescent Plasma Form

Healthcare Professionals

If you are a public health official, hospital representative, treating physician or other members of the healthcare community, we’d like to hear from you.

Please email your contact information to so we can talk about partnering on this important health treatment.

Blood donation is an essential service to the community

Cancer does not stop. Chemotherapy cannot get rescheduled. Emergency surgery still happens. Our community will continue to rely on volunteer blood donors in the coming weeks and months, because there is no substitute.

Blood centers and blood donors are recognized as essential critical infrastructure during the response to COVID-19.

Under the Department of Homeland Security, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has listed blood donors as essential. Their guidance document outlines the importance of blood donation, blood banks and blood donors to public health.

Safety is the Top Priority

Here’s what we’re doing to ensure the safest donation environment possible:
how we're keeping you safe

Be Safe Wisconsin

CBC has joined local health organizations, officials and advocates to call on Northeast and Central Wisconsin residents to maintain their active role in slowing the spread of COVID-19. Be Safe Wisconsin encourages community members’ ongoing commitment to flattening the COVID-19 curve, and we are pleased to join like-minded organizations and individuals in amplifying the importance of a sustained commitment to safe behaviors. Learn more about Be Safe Wisconsin at
Be Safe Wisconsin

Find a Pop Up Donor Center Near You

To help ensure an adequate blood supply is available, and to ensure access to blood donation opportunities, The Community Blood Center is creating “Pop Up Donor Centers” in various communities throughout Northeast Wisconsin.

Upcoming CBC Events

Thank you for your support, in a multitude of ways, as we navigate these unprecedented times. Safety is the top priority for The Community Blood Center. As such, we are focused on gatherings only necessary for safe blood donation collection.

Therefore, we have cancelled the following events:

  • Fox Valley Volunteer Recognition Event
  • Fox Valley Coordinator Recognition Event
  • Northwoods Recognition Event

CBC Press Releases

Blood Industry Resources and Communications

  • “One thing we should all consider, especially our Millennials and Gen-Z’s, is donating blood.” – U.S. Surgeon General, March 19, 2020

Blood Donation Advocacy

Blood donors are needed now! Please help us by scheduling an appointment and by sharing this important message with your family and friends.

  • Schedule your blood or platelet donation appointment today: (800) 280-4102 or
  • Encourage your family and friends to schedule a donation appointment.

General Resources: COVID-19

Every 2 seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood. Help us make sure there’s a reliable blood supply available.

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