Community Blood Center, an affiliate of the NCH Healthcare System,
supplies hospitals in Collier County with life-saving blood products. When a donor gives the gift of life at the Community Blood Center location in Naples or on the blue and white Community Blood Center bloodmobiles, he or she is helping to ensure adequate levels of blood products are available in area hospitals and ready for local patients, friends or family who suddenly need them. It is estimated that nine out of ten people who live to age 70 will require a blood transfusion.
News & Announcements
In observance of the Memorial Day Holiday, NCH Community Blood Center's Naples Branch (311 Ninth Street North, Suite 201, Naples 34102) will be closed on Friday, May 25 & Monday, May 28. However, our bloodmobile will be in operation Fri., Sat., & Sun., May 25-27. Locations are listed on this site page.
All blood types are needed.
Community Blood Center Naples Branch Office is located in Suite 201 on the second floor of the 311 building on the NCH Downtown Campus near the parking garage. Donors also have the option to utilize the complimentary valet service.
Whole blood can be donated on the bloodmobile or at the Naples Branch location during posted business hours. No appointment is necessary to give whole blood at the Naples branch location.
Platelet Donations: By appointment only & are done at the Naples Branch location listed above. Criteria to donate platelets: You must be aspirin-free within the last 48 hours. Some restrictions apply for women who have been pregnant. If you wish to donate platelets, please call us at 624-4120 and CHOOSE OPTION 3 on the phone menu. Leave a message with your name and phone number and we will call you back as soon as possible to answer any questions or to schedule your platelet donation appointment. It takes about 2 hours to donate platelets, you must eat a meal, be well hydrated with water or juice and have a photo ID
Whole blood, automated red cell, & platelet collections. Therapeutic & autologous (pre-surgery) phlebotomies by appointment only.
Upcoming Blood Mobile Events
Blood drives dates, times & locations are subject to change. Please contact the Community Blood Center at 239-624-4120 for the latest updates or sudden changes.
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2100 Winding Oaks Way
Blood drives are subject to change. Call 239-624-4120 Monday- Friday for the latest updates.