HemaCare: Plasma blood donation center in Sherman Oaks, CA.

Hema Care Bloood Plasma Donation Center

So this place is a little different then the rest that they DONT pay money, but they do give you gift cards and other stuff for your time. Check out these guys. I would see what kinds of blood drives they are doing in the LA valley area and see if they have something special to give for that event. A lot of times a company will sponsor an LA blood drive and give away very cool products.

Phone: 1-800-374-4927

Address: 4954 van nuys blvd

City: Sherman Oaks

State: California

Hours: varies

Website: www.hemacare.com

Pay Status: Compensation in the form of gift cards,gas cards, movie tickets, etc. Value of each card is about $25-$50. You also get referral bonus. I believe this is exclusive to platelet donation.

Frequency of Donation: You can donate once every two weeks. Depending on the individual. There are a few other centers you can donate at.

Tests for donors: Blood work to test Iron levels.

Upfront costs?: No cost. On certain days they feed you meals. They even have raffles for gifts such as I pods.

Los Angeles Blood Donation at Bio-Medics

The city of Angels, Los Angeles is a huge sprawling metropolis yet there are only two plasma donation centers in the great LA area.

Bio-Medics
1715 East Florence Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90001
(323) 586-0100

Hours of operation:
Monday to Saturday 6 – 4.30
New donors 8.30 – 12.30

How often can one donate at the center?
The body replaces the plasma removed during the donation process quickly; therefore, healthy individuals can donate as often as twice in a seven-day period, with at least 48 hours between donations.

Payment for donation:
At the first donation you receive $20 then $40 for the second donation during the first week. Then after that you are considered a regular donor and receive $20 and $25 for the first and second donation during a week.

What tests are performed prior to signing up?
Donating plasma is a very safe procedure with minimal or no side effects. On the first visit you will receive a physical exam and your medical history will be recorded. On subsequent visits, a staff member will check your vital signs and ask some questions about your health since your last donation. In addition, your hematocrit (the percentage of blood volume occupied by red blood cells) and plasma protein levels will be measured.

How long does a donation take?
First donation takes about 2-3 hours, after that about 1.5 hours.

Are there any upfront costs for the potential donor to enroll in the program (startup costs)?
None

Advantages:
on bus line

Uniqueness:
They are the only paying plasma facility in the LA area.

LA Blood Donation at Trimar

Trimar
19265 Vanowen Street
Reseda, CA 91335
(818) 342-0100

Hours of operation:
Monday Wednesday Friday 8-6
New donors 8-4
Tuesday 8-2 New donors
Closed Tuesday for regular donors
Thursday 8-2 (New donors much be in before 12)
Saturday – 8-3 (New donors must be in before 1)

What is donated:
plasma and whole blood

How often can one donate at the center?
The body replaces the plasma removed during the donation process quickly; therefore, healthy individuals can donate as often as twice in a seven-day period, with at least 48 hours between donations.
If you are donating whole blood you can only donate once every 2 months.

Payment for donation:
At the first donation you receive $20, and then 7 days after your plasma is tested, you get $20 for the next donation.
Then the third donation you receive $40. Then after that you receive $20 and $25 per two donations per week.
If you are donating whole blood you can receive $20.

What tests are performed prior to signing up?
Donating plasma is a very safe procedure with minimal or no side effects. On the first visit you will receive a physical exam and your medical history will be recorded. On subsequent visits, a staff member will check your vital signs and ask some questions about your health since your last donation. In addition, your hematocrit (the percentage of blood volume occupied by red blood cells) and plasma protein levels will be measured.

How long does a donation take?
First donation takes about 2-3 hours, after that about 1.5 hours.

Are there any upfront costs for the potential donor to enroll in the program (startup costs)?
None

Advantages:
on bus line and they have ample parking.

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11 thoughts on “HemaCare: Plasma blood donation center in Sherman Oaks, CA.

    • @Anita Usually, a person is not allowed to donate blood if his blood is with high ferritin. This condition can easily be detected once he undergone a series of physical examinations.

  1. I’m moving back to L A and need the extra income from donating plasma . I’ve been going to the Csl Plasma in Oregon on 162 st . Would like to come in your center next month , Please send a Reply to this text

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  3. Hello, i am very interested in finding out how to apply or find out about jobs with the blood bank in Los angeles, CA. Unfortunately i cant find it anywhere i am a phlebotomist and medical Assistant i am willing to do some volunteer work to get experience as well. Thank you

  4. I am commenting for a second time that the phone number you give for a contact in Los Angeles for plasma is not operable, please e mail me a good contact number nearest 90040.

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