September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. There ARE still spots left to be filled for this month and yes it IS safe to give blood during COVID but during the pandemic it’s by appointment only, no walk-ins.  Lots of ways to book your appointment.

*Text the word BLOOD to 1-888-502-5663 OR 1-888-50-BLOOD to have Canadian Blood Services contact you to book an appointment

*Download their Give Blood app, call 1-888-2-DONATE or book now at

I spoke with Jhoanna Del Rosario, Territory Manager for Canadian Blood Services about the safety of giving blood products…..