Mayo Clinic Blood Donor Center Encourages Donations [Video]

January is National Blood Donor Month, honoring current donors and encouraging others to give.

Mayo Clinic reporter Vivien Williams recently caught up with Justin Kreuter, M.D., Director of Mayo’s Blood Donor Center, to talk about blood donation, why blood is often in short supply in the winter, and they also visited the Blood Donor Center in the Hilton Building to see donors and staff in action.

Watch the 55-second clip.

Schedule an Appointment Today
Mayo Clinic offers three permanent donor sites. Click here for hours. Call the sites below or email to schedule an appointment. Or, visit a blood drive in your neighborhood.

  • Hilton Building
  • Mayo Clinic Hospital, Saint Marys Campus
  • IBM
    507-253-7545 (for all businesses on IBM property).


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Kelley Luedke

Kelley Luedke is a Marketing Channel Manager at Mayo Clinic Laboratories. She is the principle editor and writer of Insights and leads social media and direct marketing strategy. Kelley has worked at Mayo Clinic since 2013. Outside of work, you can find Kelley running, traveling, playing with her kitty, and exploring new foods.