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City of Dublin

Posted on: October 12, 2020

City of Dublin to Host a Community Blood Drive on Friday, December 4

Join the City of Dublin in supporting the American Red Cross at a Community Blood Drive on Friday, December 4, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., at the Dublin Senior Center  (7600 Amador Valley Blvd.)   The Red Cross is currently testing successful blood donations for COVID-19 antibodies.  

COVID-19 antibody test results will be available within 7-10 days on the Red Cross Blood Donor App or donor portal at RedCrossBlood.org. The test has been authorized for emergency use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.  While the Red Cross is testing for COVID-19 antibodies, it is not testing donors to diagnose illness. Those who feel unwell for any reason should postpone their donation.  


To make a reservation, visit www.redcrossblood.org and enter the sponsor code, DublinCommunity, or call 1-800-733-2767.  While reservations are encouraged to donate, drop-ins are welcome. 


The Red Cross has enhanced its sanitization process, and follows social distancing rules. The staff and volunteers sanitize in between every donor.  Donors must have their temperature checked upon entry, and everyone must be wearing a mask. Any “guests” of donors (e.g., spouses, children) who are not donating, are not allowed in the room.


Donors may streamline their donation experience by visiting www.redcrossblood.org/RapidPass on the day of the blood drive to complete pre-donation reading and health history questions.