COVID-19 Antibody Testing at Donor Centers

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COVID-19 Antibody Testing at Donor Centers

September 14, 2020 - October 3, 2020

This has been a difficult year. At Kentucky Blood Center, we know there is a way to help: through the donation of blood and blood products–including convalescent plasma (CCP), used in the treatment of patients critically ill with COVID-19.

To help meet the rising demand for CCP, KBC will test all volunteer donations  made in any of our six donation centers from September 14 – October 3 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.

To schedule an appointment, please click on the donor center where you’d like to donate:





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.



September 14, 2020
October 3, 2020