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Blood Donor Program
Temporarily Closed as of 1/11/2021
Thank you for contacting the Baystate Health Blood Donor Program.
Effective January 11, 2021, the Blood Donor Program will be temporarily suspending all blood and platelet collections as we redeploy our phlebotomists to support patient care.
If you have an upcoming appointment, we will be reaching out to cancel it. At this time we will not be rescheduling your appointment.
If you would like to be added to our call list for when we are able to re-open, please call 413-794-4600 and leave your name and phone number. We will contact you as soon as we are able to resume collections.
Thank you for your understanding and support. We look forward to seeing you again soon!
Until further notice during the COVID-19 pandemic, Baystate Health is relocating all blood and platelet donations to 361 Whitney Avenue in Holyoke on the 2nd floor.
Donors should follow signs to the Education Center.
We're taking extra precautions during the COVID-19 pandemic for the safety and health of donors, including:
- Prescreening donors
- Extra precautionary cleaning
- Spacing out donors to comply with social distancing and group gathering restrictions.
Per the FDA, donors should refrain from blood donation if in the past 14 days they have:
All eligible donors will receive a ticket to Six Flags (for future use, valid through 1/3/21) and a gift card to Big Y or Dunkin’.
Please contact the Baystate Health Blood Donor Center at 413-794-4600 to:
- Make an appointment to donate blood
- Make an appointment to donate platelets
- Notify us if you are diagnosed with COVID-19 after your donation
- Ask questions
Sponsor a Blood Drive
The Baystate Health Blood Donor Program is happy to work with both businesses and individuals alike to host a sponsored blood drive at 361 Whitney Avenue in Holyoke. Whether you are looking for a team building activity or to honor a loved one, giving back to our community with a blood donation can save up to two lives!
Email Amy Khalil to organize a blood drive.
Frequently Asked Questions
If you're considering donating blood, you probably have questions.
Here are some of the most common: