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COVID-19 Antibody Testing for All Donations
October 17, 2020 - March 31, 2021
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 through March 31, 2021 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
3121 Beaumont Centre Circle
Lexington, KY 40513
|Hillview Donor Center
5406 Antle Drive
|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.