News Releases


November 4, 2020

DAYTON, Ohio - Community Blood Center is calling on donors to follow this week's elections with another civic duty by donating at the "Vote for a Strong Blood Supply Blood Drive" Friday, Nov. 6 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 7 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Dayton CBC Donation Center, 349 S. Main St.

Everyone who registers to donate will get a Kroger $10 gift card, plus the new "Together We Give" face mask and the Blood Donor scarf. Donors must make an appointment at or call (937) 461-3220.

Type O blood remains in high demand and in short supply. Businesses and high schools blood drives that have not cancelled are at reduced capacity. The new "Together We Give" face mask and Blood Donor scarf are both free when you register to donate with CBC Nov. 2 through Nov. 28.

Hospital usage of COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma (CCP) has surged and CBC is calling on CCP donors to "Fight, Heal, & Give." The antibody-rich plasma from those who have recovered from COVID-19 is vital for the treatment of coronavirus patients. CCP donors will receive the "COVID-19 Crisis Warrior" t-shirt.  Learn more and register to donate CCP at or call (937) 461-3220.