Donating blood during the pandemic

Héma-Québec pursues its mission through the mobilization of donors and volunteers

One thousand blood donations are required every day to ensure an optimal reserve level. This is true both in normal circumstances and during a pandemic.

Héma-Québec is actively pursuing its essential mission during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many blood drives are held every day at various locations in Québec.

More than ever, Héma-Québec is encouraging new and existing donors to continue to mobilize to ensure a sufficient level to meet the needs of patients in hospitals.

What you need to know about donating blood during a pandemic

  • Donations are done by appointment.
  • Collection sites are safe.
  • You must hydrate and eat before coming to your donation.

To learn more about additional safety measures and their impact on the donating experience, consult our FAQ page.

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