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American Red Cross Opens Blood Donor Site

596 Westport Avenue, Norwalk

The American Red Cross Blood Services Northeast Division has announced that its Fairfield County Donor Center, located at 596 Westport Avenue in Norwalk, is now open for blood donors. The new state-of-the-art facility for blood collections is conveniently located to route 95 and the Merritt Parkway, and features a play area for children.

Norwalk hours are:
Tuesdays:
12 Noon to 5:45 PM
Thursdays:
1:30 PM 7:15 PM
Saturdays:
9:30 AM 1:15 PM

Norwalk hours  change as of October 17 to:
Tuesdays:
12 Noon to 5:45 PM
Thursdays:
12 Noon 5:45 PM
Saturdays:
9:30 AM 1:15 PM

Red Cross Blood Center in Farmington hours:
Wednesdays: 12:45 PM - 5:45 PM
Saturdays: 6:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Located at 209 Farmington Avenue, Farmington

Blood Donation Appointments:
1-800-GIVE LIFE
1-800-448-3543

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Schedule an appointment to donate blood:

There are several ways to schedule an appointment to donate blood.

Selected drives (including the Red Cross Blood Center in Farmington) can be scheduled on-line at this site: https://www.givelife.org

Click here for a list of all open-to-the-public scheduled blood drives and MCS (Mobile Collection System) available drives SCU (Self-Contained Unit) Drive / "Save A Life" Bus used.   Note:  Drives are subject to last minute changes.  We attempt to contact all scheduled donors when the change will affect their scheduled donation time.

To schedule an appointment at any open-to-the-public scheduled blood drive, call 1-800-GIVE-LIFE (1-800-448-3543) or e-mail us at IMPORTANT: If you are e-mailing to request an appointment please include your name and phone number (home and/or work).  Also the appointment date, location and preferred donation time(s).  We will contact you to confirm your appointment.

Can I Donate?  Eligibility Information 
Please note the phone number for questions about donating or your eligibility has changed.

Eligibility Information updated 04/06

 
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