Two Sites Offer Platelet Donation
The NIH Blood Bank and the NIH Donor Center at Fishers Lane need donors to help with a special type of blood donation called platelet donation. There is currently an acute need for platelet donors to support Clinical Center patients.
Two convenient locations are available for platelet donation:
- NIH Donor Center at Fishers Lane, 5625 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Monday-Friday, 7:15 a.m. to 5:45 p.m., Saturday, 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
- NIH Blood Bank, department of transfusion medicine, 1st floor of the Clinical Center, Mondays, 2:30 to 5:30 p.m., Fridays, 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Call for an appointment at (301) 496-4321 or email email@example.com.
If you have not donated platelets before and are not sure whether you are eligible, visit https://www.cc.nih.gov/blooddonor/donationtypes/platelets.html to learn more about platelet donation.