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Canadian Blood Services

Site: Halton

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 
Donations by appointment only * for more information see here
Contact Information
Office Phone Toll free 1-888-236-6283 (1-888-2-DONATE)
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Primary Contact Media Inquiries; Phone: 1-877-709-7773; Email:
Alternate Contact Head Office; Phone: 613-739-2339
Volunteer Opportunities Current Volunteer Opportunities
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Manages the blood and blood products supply for Canadians
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1998
Primary Executive Dr Graham D. Sher, Chief Executive Officer
Alternate Executive Mr Ralph Michaelis, Chief Information Officer
Funding Federal
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 
Donations by appointment only * for more information see here 
An independent, not-for-profit blood authority that manages the national supply of blood products for all the provinces and territories (excluding Quebec) 
* screen all prospective donors to minimize the potential for transmission of infectious diseases 
* all donated blood undergoes extensive testing for infectious diseases, blood groups and compatibility 
* manages National Public Cord Blood Bank, the stem cell and marrow donor network for Canadian and international bone marrow transplants  
* ensures that Canadian transfusion research and development remains cutting edge 
* works with the Organ and Tissue Donation & Transplantation (OTDT) community to improve national system performance
Hours Burlington Donor Centre: Tue 3 pm-8 pm * Wed 3 pm-7 pm * Thu 11 am-7 pm * Fri 8 am-12 noon * Sat 8 am-1 pm 
Acton blood donor clinics: held every 3 months at the Legion, 15 Wright Ave * generally the fourth Thu of the month, 3 pm-7 pm * see website to confirm dates and hours 
For other Halton clinic locations and hours, see website
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Ages: 17 year(s) and up 
Contact for donor criteria or see website for eligibility  
* pre-screening available 
Minimum interval between blood donations is 56 days for males and 84 days for females
Application Book appointment online or by calling 
* donors must register by providing proof of identity with full name and signature such as a donor card or full name and photograph such as a valid driver's license
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Halton Region
Address & Map
Burlington Donor Centre, Power Centre
1250 Brant St
Burlington, ON L7P 1X8
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Intersection Brant St and North Service Rd
Mailing Address c/o Canadian Blood Services 
1800 Alta Vista Dr 
Ottawa, ON K1G 4J5
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Blood Supply Services

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