An urgent plea for help has been issued in the Southeast Minnesota area due to a shortage of A+ and A- blood.  Donation centers are open now at 2 locations in Rochester, Minnesota.

Blood donor at donation.
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Roll Up Your Sleeves!  There's an Urgent Need for Blood Donations in Rochester, Minnesota

With many people on vacation this time of the year and schedules being busier than normal, a huge need has developed as a result - blood.  Mayo Clinic Blood Donor Center sent out a press release earlier today indicating that life-saving blood products are needed immediately.


2 Locations in Rochester, Minnesota where you can donate blood

  • #1 - Mayo Clinic, Hilton Building, First Floor, 210 2nd St. SW, Rochester, MN 55902
    •  The Mayo Clinic Blood Donor Center's location on the main floor of the Hilton Building is open weekdays from 6 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with special late-night hours on Tuesday, Dec. 21 from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • #2 - Mayo Clinic Hospital, Saint Marys Campus, Joseph Building, Main Floor, Room M-86, 1216 Second St. SW, Rochester, MN 55902
    • The Mayo Clinic Blood Donor Center's location at Joseph M-86 is open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.How to make an appointment to donate blood in Rochester, Minnesota

Same-day appointments are available!  Just call (507) 284-4475 to see about openings today or at a time that works best for you.  . We have many same-day appointments available if you are not able to schedule your donation in advance

Learn more about the Mayo Clinic Blood Donor Program at their website here.


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