COVID-19 Antibody Testing for All Donations

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COVID-19 Antibody Testing for All Donations

October 17 - December 31

Testing for volunteer blood donations for COVID-19 antibodies is returning to Kentucky Blood Center. If you missed your opportunity for testing earlier this year, now’s your chance to find out if you have COVID-19 antibodies in-center and at our mobile blood drives.

With the goal of identifying additional potential CCP donors throughout the commonwealth, KBC will test all volunteer donations  made in any of our six donation centers or at mobile blood drives from October 17 – December 31 for COVID-19 antibodies. Donors will be notified of their antibody status via their donor portal within 7-10 days of their donation. Testing will not be done on autologous, therapeutic or directed donations.

Plasma derived from donations that test positive for the COVID-19 antibody could be designated as convalescent plasma and used to treat patients fighting COVID-19 at one of our partner hospitals. In addition, those with positive test results may be contacted regarding future convalescent plasma donations by our team.

  • For a list of Frequently Asked Questions, click here.
  • To learn more about the antibody test being used, click here.
  • Once you have donated blood, your test results will only be available through the KBC donor portal. Click here for instructions on how to set up your account (this information will also be emailed to you following your donation). Click here to view a video on how to setup your donor portal account.

Schedule your appointment to help us maintain social distancing. Schedule online or by calling us at 1-800-775-2522.

To schedule online:

Find a drive near you or visit one of our six donor centers:

 

Andover Donor Center

3130 Maple Leaf Dr.

Lexington, KY 40509

 

Beaumont Donor Center

3121 Beaumont Centre Circle

Lexington, KY 40513

Hillview Donor Center

5406 Antle Drive
Suite 101
Louisville, KY 40229

Middletown Donor Center

12905 Shelbyville Rd.

Louisville, KY 40243

Pikeville Donor Center

472 S Mayo Trail

Pikeville, KY 41501


Somerset Donor Center

10 Stonegate Centre (Stoplight 16A)

Somerset, KY 42503

To schedule your appointment over the phone, please call 1-800-775-2522.

Call Center Hours:

Monday – Thursday 8 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Friday 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Saturday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

 

Details

Start:
October 17
End:
December 31