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Blood Drive

Please note: you do not need to give blood to attend the admissions event!

Just because COVID-19 hit, doesn’t mean people from all walks of life had other health issues/complications go away. People across our area still suffer from:*


Ideal Donation Type

  • Platelets donation, because certain cancers and cancer treatments prevent patients from producing their own.

Ideal Blood Type

  • A positive, A negative, B positive, O positive, AB positive and AB negative
Physical Trauma

Ideal Donation Type

  • Power Red, because red cells carry oxygen throughout the body and are frequently given to trauma and surgery patients.
  • AB Elite plasma donation, because AB plasma is needed to help stop bleeding. Call 1-800-RED CROSS to make an AB Elite appointment.

Ideal Blood Type

  • For Power Red: O positive, O negative, B negative, A negative
  • For AB Elite: AB positive, AB negative
Sickle Cell Patients

Ideal Donation Type

  • Whole blood, especially from African-American donors, because sickle cell patients require multiple transfusions and must be very closely matched to the donor’s blood type, usually from the same racial and ethnic group.

Ideal Blood Type

Burn Patients

Ideal Donation Type

  • AB Elite, because plasma helps maintain blood pressure and other vital functions.

Ideal Blood Type

  • AB positive, AB negative. Type AB, the universal plasma donor's blood can be given to any patient needing plasma. Make an even greater impact for patients in need by giving an AB Elite plasma donation.

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Chronic Diseases

Ideal Donation Type

  • A single whole blood donation can help more than one person.

Ideal Blood Type

  • All blood types are needed

Appointments Required for the Blood Drive

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If you are healthy, please consider donating!

Admissions Event 

  • Find out more information about our 70+ degree programs
  • Take a tour
  • Learn about options for completing a high school credential (GED/HSED) or taking English Language Learning (ELL) classes
  • Meet with the healthcare dean and instructors
  • and much more!

Now is a great time to join the LTC Family! No application fee, no ACT/SAT testing required, 74.4% of students who filed a FAFSA received financial assistance, AND $54,048 is the median salary of LTC associate degree graduates six months after graduation!