Safety is our priority
We're following safety guidelines and taking precautions in our facilities.
COVID-19 Update (6/1/2020)
Until further notice during the COVID-19 pandemic, Baystate Health is relocating all blood and platelet donations to 361 Whitney Ave. in Holyoke on the 2nd floor. Donations are by appointment only. Please call us at 413-794-4600 to make an appointment.Donors should follow signs to the Education Center.
Additional protocols are being implemented during the coronavirus 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:
Please contact the Baystate Health Blood Donor Center at 413-794-4600 with questions, to make an appointment, or notify us if you are diagnosed with COVID-19 after your donation.
Making a difference
Blood donations, also referred to as “whole blood donations,” are extremely important. There is no substitute for human blood.
Blood that is collected is used to help people of all ages. Typical recipients include cancer patients, open-heart surgery patients, mothers and babies during delivery, premature infants, and victims of accidents and traumas.
Donors are able to give blood every eight weeks.
Don't know your blood type? Find out today by donating!
Where to Donate Blood
You can donate at the Blood Donor Center or at the Bloodmobile.
See our schedule. (pdf)