NIH Record - National Institutes of Health

Blood Bank in Critical Need of Donors

The NIH Blood Bank urgently needs life-saving blood and platelet donations for patients at the Clinical Center (CC). 

Currently, there is an acute need for donors with group O, group A and B negative blood types. Additionally, platelet donations are in high demand to address urgent medical situations.

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

Walk-ins can drop by and donate at the location on the first floor of the CC in Rm. 1C713.

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