• Schedule your blood drive at least 3 months in advance.
  • A blood drive can be scheduled for a minimum of 3 hours and a maximum of 8.
  • Appointment times are scheduled in order to keep a smooth flow of donors. Seven to ten donors per hour can be accommodated.
  • An appointment sheet and promotional materials will be sent out one month prior to your blood drive.
  • To schedule your blood drive call Chelsie Wong at (541) 484-9111.


  • A site inspection will be required if:
    • Your group is hosting its first blood drive, or
    • We have not held a blood drive at your site during the past two years.
  • A blood bank representative will contact you to schedule a convenient time to meet at your site. Allow approximately 30 minutes for the meeting.
  • The blood bank representative will need to see the bloodmobile parking site, the location for the registration and refreshment area, and to check the access to your building.


  • Parking
    • Easy access to the parking area for the bloodmobile (no tight corners, narrow alleys, etc).
    • Level parking space near your building, but away from doors and windows as the vehicle is powered by a (noisy) diesel generator.
    • Area that will accommodate the vehicle which is 33′ long and 12′ high.
  • Registration and refreshments area
    • A quiet indoor area as close as possible to where the bloodmobile is parked. This room needs adequate lighting and air flow.
    • Three tables (one for the registrar, one for donors filling out paperwork and one for refreshments).
    • 6 chairs
    • An electrical outlet for the computer close to the registration table.
    • Wastebasket
    • Nearby restroom
  • Refreshments
    After giving blood, donors will be asked to relax for 10-15 minutes and have a snack.

    • LBC will bring juice, water and salty snacks
    • Please provide at least one of the following: cheese & crackers, fruit, cookies, bagels, small sandwiches, etc.


  • The bloodmobile will arrive 30 minutes prior to your first appointment (45 minutes if it is your first blood drive).
  • Arrange for a representative to meet our staff to verify location and answer any questions.
  • Arrange for a representative to attend the event the entire time if possible.


  • Donors should be prepared to spend an hour for their appointment. Click Donate Blood for detailed donation information.
  • Common reasons for deferral can be found by clicking Eligibility.

Please remind all donors to bring photo I.D. and have a protein meal within 4 hours of blood donation.


Call Lane Blood Center at (541) 484-9111 or email questions to [email protected].