NIH Record - National Institutes of Health

Blood and Platelet Donations Needed

The NIH Blood Bank is open Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. for donations by appointment only. 

The Donor Center at Fishers Lane is open for platelet and double red cell donations.

Visit to make an appointment, or call the NIH Blood Bank in Bldg. 10 at (301) 496-1048 or the Platelet Center at Fishers Lane at (301) 496-4321.

The NIH Record

The NIH Record, founded in 1949, is the biweekly newsletter for employees of the National Institutes of Health.

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