B Positive Plasma | College Park, MD2018-11-28T17:29:43+00:00

B Positive Plasma

College Park, MD

Learn More About Plasma Donations

Donation Hours

  • Monday 11AM–6:30PM
  • Tuesday 9AM–4:30PM
  • Wednesday 11AM–6:30PM
  • Thursday 7:30AM–3PM

  • Friday 9AM–4:30PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed

*New donors must arrive at least 90 minutes prior to closing.  First donation appointments are encouraged for new donors.  Repeat donors can walk in during the times listed above.

How do I make an appointment?2018-11-28T18:19:50+00:00

Select a location and schedule your first donation appointment online! First-time donors are encouraged to make an appointment. The acceptance of walk-in first-time donors is based on availability.  Repeat donors do not have to make an appointment to donate, and can just walk-in during normal business hours.

How is plasma collected?2018-11-28T19:13:54+00:00

Donating plasma is similar to donating blood. A donor will be comfortably reclined in a chair during the actual donation. A needle is placed in one arm and the blood goes through specialized plasmapheresis equipment that separates your plasma from the rest of the blood components. A donor’s red blood cells are then returned to the body using the same needle. All materials that come into contact with a donor’s blood during the plasmapheresis process are sterile and single-use only. During your donation, you will have the use of one arm and may use a handheld device or just relax and watch TV.  Learn more about the plasma donation process.

How often can I donate plasma?2018-11-28T18:23:16+00:00

You can donate plasma up to 2 times in a 7 day period, with at least 1 day between donations.  If you have questions about when you are eligible to donate again, we encourage you to contact us prior to coming into our center.

B Positive Plasma reserves the right to not allow someone to donate plasma at any time.

Is it safe to donate plasma?2018-11-28T19:09:49+00:00

Thousands of people safely donate plasma every day. All of the materials that come in contact with each donor’s blood are sterile, opened in the donor’s presence, and used only once before being disposed. The equipment that is used to collect the donor’s plasma never comes into contact with the donor’s blood. Donor safety is our number one priority and we aim to meet or exceed all applicable regulatory requirements.

What blood types do you accept?2018-11-28T19:25:25+00:00

We accept all blood types! You do not need to know your blood type to participate.  Please note that B Positive Plasma does not test for blood type.

What compensation will I receive?2018-11-28T18:54:23+00:00

B Positive donors are financially compensated for the time they spend donating blood plasma. You can view our Donor Compensation Scale and monthly bonuses here.  Qualified donors are eligible to donate up to twice a week and can receive an average of $50 per week in the form of a reloadable B Positive Visa debit card*. Make more money and save more lives when you refer friends to donate at B Positive Plasma.

*B Positive reserves the right to not allow an individual to donate twice in one week for any reason at any time.

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