The Toowoomba Donor Centre Reaches Out to the Community to Fill Appointments to Prevent Shortage of Blood Supplies

March 17, 2020

 

The Toowoomba Donor Centre is calling on eligible Australians to become blood donors and for existing donors to make and honour their appointments to prevent a potential shortage of blood supplies.

 

Lifeblood reassures donors and the community that there is no evidence coronavirus is transmittable by blood transfusion and that their robust processes ensures the safety of the blood supply as well as donors. Lifeblood also does not allow unwell people to donate.

 

The Donor Centre is a safe place to visit and necessary steps will be taken to ensure this stays the case.

 

Currently as of Tuesday, 17th March the number of appointments available are: 

  • 400 Blood donation appointments 

  • 600 Plasma donation appointments

 

To book your appointment click here or call 13 14 95.

 

To check your eligibility to donate blood click here.

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