Coronavirus updates

We're an essential service

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Donor centres
Our donor centres are places of wellness.
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Limited shelf life
Donated blood only lasts 42 days.
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Your blood can genuinely save lives. With three blood donations needed every minute, book a donation today.
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No confirmed reports
There are no confirmed reports of coronavirus being transmitted by blood transfusion anywhere in the world.

Changes to donor centres in your state or territory

Know that we're open and you're essential. See the state of play where you live. 

Wellness checks

"Helping to keep you and our team safe."

We’ve introduced non-contact temperature checks and extra questions for donors before entry.

Frequently asked questions

Check out answers to these frequently asked questions, from government restrictions to the safety of our blood supply.

Public health advice

See how government restrictions on non-essential services, movement and masks apply to Lifeblood.

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Safety of Australia’s blood supply

Find out how Lifeblood is ensuring Australia's blood supply remains one of the safest and reliable in the world.

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Eligibility and COVID-19

Find out if you can donate blood when it comes to COVID-19, and how we can keep each other safe.

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