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Blood Donation

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Blood Donation

Donating blood at our conveniently located donation center is a quick and easy way to help save lives.

Donating blood at PinnacleHealth is a quick, safe and easy way to help save lives.

Each day, patients at Central Pennsylvania hospitals use between 275 and 300 units of blood and blood products. One pint of your life-saving blood can help to heal wounds, fight infections or replenish the blood supply of another person in your community.


To be eligible to donate blood, you must:

  • Be at least 16 years old
  • Weigh more than 110 pounds
  • Be in good health
  • Successfully complete a brief screening interview
  • Successfully pass a mini physical exam

Blood donation takes approximately 30 minutes. You can donate blood every eight weeks; all blood types are accepted.

Blood Donations

About Our Donation Center

Our blood donation center is located in the Alex Grass Medical Sciences Building at the PinnacleHealth Harrisburg Campus on the corner of Second and Chestnut streets in Harrisburg.

Hours: The donation center is open from 7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., Monday - Friday.

Parking: Free parking is available in either of PinnacleHealth’s parking garages. Your ticket will be validated by our blood donor staff.

For more information or to make an appointment, call us at (717) 782-5723.

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