With flu season just around the corner, LifeServe Blood Center, along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is encouraging blood donors to get the flu vaccine in order to stay healthy and well.

A common misconception is that receiving the flu shot will prevent a donor from giving blood. Here’s the real scoop!


Use ‘Em or Lose ‘Em!

Have you been saving your blood donation Online Store points?  Those online store points won’t last forever. It’s time to use ‘em or lose ‘em.

QuickPass Walk Through

Have you used QuickPass yet? If so, let us know what you think!

If not, allow us to walk you through the process!

Tell us about yourself, and we'll tell you what we urgently need. Don't know your blood type? No problem! Schedule your life-saving appointment and we'll find the best donation type for you.

Your blood type is:
AB +
27 yrs

We need your
Double Red Cells, Platelets

  • 2 day supply of Double Red Blood Cells
  • 2-3 day supply of Platelets
  • 3 day supply of Plasma
  • 4 day supply of Whole Blood

Current Blood Needs

critical needs:

We currently have less than a 2 day supply of these blood types.

  • O-
urgent needs:

2-3 day supply

  • O+
general needs:

4-5 day supply

  • A+
  • A-
  • B-
  • B+
  • AB+
  • AB-

What happens to the blood I donate?

The first stop your precious donation makes is to LifeServe Blood Center's state-of-the-art laboratory. Every unit of blood collected is subject to 15 different tests before it is given to any patient.
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Sponsor a blood drive

Arrange a donor event at your office, school or church. We'll help you plan the event and make sure it is a success.
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Saving Lives In Our Area

Serving over 120 hospitals in
Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota
Donating in:
Le Mars, IA
27 people registered to save lives at the November Wings Air Rescue blood drive, saving the lives of 84 local hospital patients!
What is a community blood center?
LifeServe is a non-profit community blood center. We are the sole provider of blood to more than 120 hospitals in Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota!
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