In response to a nationwide shortage of blood and platelets, MD Anderson’s Blood Bank is putting out an urgent call for donations. Click below to make an appointment to donate blood or call 713-792-7788 with any questions.

It is safe to donate blood. By rolling up your sleeves, you can help to ensure an adequate blood supply for MD Anderson cancer patients.
Due to COVID-19, all blood donations at MD Anderson Blood Donor Center locations are by appointment only.
For entry point maps and to review our current COVID-19 safety processes, including testing, screening, visitation and more, visit
All donors must pass entry screening and wear a face mask at all times. MD Anderson-issued face masks will be available.

Locate a convenient blood drive location, searching by sponsor code, zip code or date.


Schedule an appointment to donate platelets, whole blood, plasma or double red cells at one of our blood donation centers.


Access your Donor Profile Information.

Current Location Updates:
**Main Building location is currently only open to MD Anderson employees and MD Anderson patient visitors for donations by appointment only and is Closed on the weekends (Saturdays/Sundays). Patients are allowed to bring one adult visitor (18 and older) per day.
Go to to get current patient visitation details.
**Mays Clinic location is Closed until further notice