The Blood Connection’s new Lexington donation center opens May 16, 2021

Front view of the new center
Exterior of The Blood Connection’s new 5141 Sunset Blvd. center in Lexington | Photo provided

DYK that one blood donation has the power to save up to 3 local lives

Donating blood (and plasma, platelets + more) is about to get even easier thanks to The Blood Connection’s new Lexington center, opening May 16 at 5141 Sunset Blvd., near Lexington Pavilion’s Five Guys.

The 4,100-sqft center will have 9 donor beds where community members can donate plasma, platelets, and double red cells, in addition to whole blood. Here’s a breakdown of these 4 donation types from our sister newsletter CHStoday.

TBC’s blood donation mobile units will also be based at this center before they make their way around the Midlands — keep an eye out for upcoming mobile drives happening near you. 

Lobby area
Did we mention donating at a TBC center can be downright *relaxing*? | Photo provided

Appointments are highly recommended to help maintain social distancing at the new center — click here to schedule yours for May 16 or later.  

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