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Save a Life. Help Our Hospital.

Make an appointment to donate blood by calling 718-630-8900. You will help Lutheran maintain adequate supplies of blood for our patients and for use during emergency situations. 

The Facts 

  • There are three types of blood donations at Lutheran:
    • Allogeneic is a general donation made for anyone
    • Autogeneic is saving blood for oneself
    • Directed is made by someone for a friend or family member
  • The entire donation process including paperwork and recovery takes about one (1) hour.
  • It is not possible to acquire any disease through the donation process.
  • Most healthy individuals who weigh 110 lbs. or more, ages 17 to 76* who have never had hepatitis are good candidates to give blood. For more detailed eligibility information call us at 718-630-8900.
  • A healthy donor can donate blood every 56 days.
  • Unlike national blood centers, your blood donations stay right here in Brooklyn and will truly help your friends and neighbors.

* Medical Clearance from a physician is required after your 76th birthday

How to Donate Blood at Lutheran Medical Center

Blood donations, by appointment or walk-ins are welcome, at the Lutheran Medical Center Blood Donation Center. The hours for blood donations are Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call today for an appointment, 718-630-8900 or e-mail



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