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Blood Collection

Updated: August 23, 2021 / 05:30 PM

Blood Collection


Book Online

Or call (902) 497-1764

Patients and families are now able to make online booking appointments with IWK Blood Collection.

In an effort to contain the spread of COVID-19, the IWK Blood Collection Lab will see patients by appointment only with priority for urgent and time sensitive patient care. Appointments can be made by booking online or by calling (902) 497-1764. Phone lines are open from 8:00am to 4:00pm, Monday to Friday (closed from 12:00 - 1:00). If you require urgent or time sensitive bloodwork and an appointment is not available through the online booking system, please call the appointment booking phone line. 

The IWK Blood Collection Lab provides outpatient blood collection service for children and women. Other patients should select outpatient blood collection services through a Nova Scotia Health location.

Patients, support people, and visitors will be screened at the entrances to the Health Centre. Patient and visitor restrictions are in effect for the IWK Health Centre.

New: Registration for blood collection is now located just inside the South Street entrance near the train station. Patients must take a number and will be called for registration by number. After registration, patients will proceed to the blood collection lab. 


IWK Blood Collection Lab:

Appointment booking: 902-497-1764

General Inquiries: 902-470-8015 option 3

Book Online: https://booking.nshealth.ca