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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Blood Bank is located in the Clinical Center on the NIH campus at
10 Center Drive-MSC 1184
Building 10, Room 1C711
Bethesda, MD 20892-1184

(301) 496-1048


New Hours: Effective 1/2/18
Monday – Friday
7:30am – 4:30pm

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NIH Donor Center
At Fishers Lane
Rm 1S02, MSC 9415
5625 Fishers Lane
Rockville, MD 20852

(301) 496-4321


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Urgent Updates

3/21/18 - 3/26/18 Blood Shortages:

O negative  

O negative

O positive  

O positive

A positive  

A positive

3/21/18 - 3/26/18 African American whole blood donors urgently needed to support patients with sickle cell disease. These patients have made antibodies, so that only very closely matched donors can be used.

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Blood type needs change daily. If you are not sure of your next eligible donation date, please call the NIH Blood Bank at (301) 496-1048.

Walk-in donors are welcome Monday through Friday from 7:30am - 4:30pm

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This page last updated on 03/21/2018

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