Blood Collection: Locations and Hours

*All locations are closed on Holidays.

Halifax

Bayers Road
7071 Bayers Road, Suite 141, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Monday to Friday 7 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Saturday 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
(Closed on holidays)

Tel: 902-454-1661
Fax: 902-454-1662
-Easy access from main parking lot; between Lawtons and Fabricville (includes wheelchair and elevator access).
-Lower level access can be found on Desmond Avenue at Desmond One Entrance.
-Glucose Tolerance testing is not available at this location.
-Patients must be 12 years and older.
-This location has safe and secure child play areas in sight of the collection booths.
-As part of a pilot project, Bayer’s Road has extended its hours to better meet the needs of the community.

 

Halifax Infirmary – QEII
1799 Robie St., 4th floor
Monday to Friday 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
(Closed on holidays)

Tel: 902-473-2452
Fax: 902-473-2541
-This location serves same day clinic patients and walk in patients. Walk in patients may experience a longer wait as clinic patients have priority. 
-Patients must be 12 years and older.
-This is not a laboratory specimen drop-off location. 

 

St. Margaret's Bay Blood Collection Service
5110 St. Margaret's Bay Road, Suite 204
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Wednesday 7 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Saturday 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
(Closed on holidays)

Tel: 902-826-3377
Fax: 902-826-3383
-This location has safe and secure child play areas in sight of the collection booths.
-Glucose tolerance testing is not available at this location
-As part of a pilot project, St. Margaret’s Bay Blood Collection has extended its hours to better meet the needs of the community.

 

VG site - QEII
Room 2-031, 2nd Floor, Victoria Building
Monday to Friday 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
(Closed on holidays)

Tel: 902-473-6625
Fax: 902-473-7911
-Collection site for cancer care patients, transplant patients, and patients with same-day hospital appointments or service such as X-ray, ultra-sound, mammogram. Others will be redirected to another facility such as Bayers Road or Halifax Infirmary.

 

Dartmouth

Cobequid Community Health Centre
40 Freer Lane, Lower Sackville
Monday to Friday 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
(Closed on holidays)

Tel: 902-869-6101
Fax: 902-869-6814
-This location has safe and secure child play areas in sight of the collection booths.
-As part of a pilot project, Dartmouth General has extended its hours to better meet the needs of the community.

 

Dartmouth General Hospital
325 Pleasant Street Dartmouth
Monday, Thursday & Friday 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Tuesday and Wednesday 7 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Saturday 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
(Closed on holidays)

Tel: 902-465-8305
Fax: 902-465-8569
-This location has a safe and secure child play area in sight of the collection booth

 

Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital
22637, Highway 7
Sheet Harbour
Monday to Friday 7:30 to 10:30 a.m.
(Closed on holidays)

Tel: 902-885-3607
Fax: 902-885-3210

 

Hants Community Hospital
9 Payzant Drive Windsor, Nova Scotia
Monday to Friday 7 to 11 a.m.
(Closed on holidays)

Tel: 902-792-2037
Fax: 902-798-4435

 

Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital
492 Archibald Brook Road
Middle Musquodoboit
Monday to Friday 7 to 11 a.m.
(Closed on holidays)

Tel: 902-384-2220
Fax: 902-383-3310

 

Twin Oaks Memorial Hospital
7704 Highway 7
Musquodoboit Harbour
Monday to Friday 7 to 11 a.m.
(Closed on holidays)

Tel: 902-889-4115
Fax: 902-889-2470

 

Woodlawn Medical Clinic
92 Main St., Dartmouth
Monday 7 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Thursday 7 a.m. to 7:30 p.m
Saturday 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
(Closed on holidays)

1-902-460-6770
-Glucose tolerance testing is not available at this location
*The Woodlawn location offers appointment bookings. Visit http://booking.nshealth.ca to book your own appointment online. Please note that the default BlackBerry web browser is currently NOT supported by our online booking system. Please use another browser or book your appointment by phone. You can book appointments by phone at 902-473-2074 from Monday to Friday between 1 and 3 p.m., except holidays.

 

Colchester County and East Hants

 

Colchester East Hants Health Centre
600 Abenaki Drive
Main floor, Wing C
Truro
(Next to the Auxiliary Coffee Shop and main elevators)
Monday to Friday 6:30 a.m.  to 1 p.m. 
(Closed on holidays)

Phone: 902-893-5554 ext 49999
Fax: 902-893-5527
Appointment bookings available at this location. Visit booking.nshealth.ca to book your appointment.

 

Hants North Medical Clinic
4539 Highway 215
Noel
Tuesday 8 to 9:30 a.m.
(Closed on holidays)

Phone: 902-369-2779

 

Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital
110 Blair Avenue
Tatamagouche
Monday-Friday 7 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. (by appointment only)
(Closed on holidays)

Phone: 902–657-2382
Fax: 902–657–3745

 

Lloyd E. Matheson Centre
15 Commerce Court, Suite 150
Elmsdale 
Monday, Wednesday & Thursday 6:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
(Closed on holidays)

Phone: 902–883–2245
Fax: 902–883–3443

 

West Colchester Community Health Centre
Bass River Plaza
Bass River 
Wednesday 8 to 9:30 a.m.
(Closed on holidays)

Phone: 902-647-2228
Fax: 902-647-2228

 

Cumberland County

 

All Saints Springhill Hospital
10 Princess St.
Springhill
Routine blood collection: Monday to Friday 7 to 9:30 a.m.
Self-collected specimen drop-off: Monday to Friday 7 to 11 a.m. 
(Closed on holidays)

Tel: 902-597-7129
Fax: 902-597-2358

 

Bayview Memorial Health Centre 
Advocate Harbour
Thursday 8 to 10 a.m.
(Closed on holidays)

 

Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
Upper Nappan (Amherst)
Monday to Friday 7 to 11:30 a.m.
(Closed on holidays)

Tel: 902-667-5400 ext 6138
Fax: 902-667-6304

 

D. M. Cochrane Medical Centre
River Hebert
Tuesday 7:30 to 10 a.m.
(Closed on holidays)

 

North Cumberland Memorial Hospital
Pugwash 
By appointment only
(Closed on holidays)

To book an appointment, call: 902-241-2521, option 3
Calls to this number will be accepted Monday to Friday between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.
To cancel an appointment, please call the same number.

 

Oxford Medical Centre
Oxford
Wednesday and Friday 7:30 to 10 a.m.
(Closed on holidays)

 

South Cumberland Community Care Centre
Parrsboro
Monday to Friday 7 to 9:30 a.m. 
(Closed on holidays)

Tel: 902-254-2540
Fax: 902-254-3711    

 

Pictou County

678 East River Road
New Glasgow
Monday to Friday 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
(Closed on holidays)

 

Sutherland Harris Memorial Hospital
222 Haliburton Road
Pictou
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 7:30 to 10:30 a.m.
(Closed on holidays)

 

Annapolis and Kings Counties

 

Annapolis Community Health Centre
821 St. George St.
Annapolis Royal
Monday to Friday 7:30 to 9:30 a.m.
(Closed on holidays)

 

Eastern Kings Memorial Community Health Centre
23 Earnscliffe Ave.
Wolfville, NS
Tuesday and Thursday 7 to 10 a.m.
(Closed on holidays)

 

Soldiers Memorial Hospital
462 Main St.
Middleton
Monday to Friday 7 to 10 a.m.
(Closed on holidays)

 

Valley Regional Hospital
150 Exhibition St.
Kentville
Monday to Friday 7 to 10:30 a.m.
(Closed on holidays)

 

Western Kings Memorial Health Centre
121 Orchard St.
Berwick
Monday, Wednesday and Friday 7 to 10 a.m.
(Closed on holidays)

 

Digby, Shelburne and Yarmouth Counties
 

* Nova Scotia Health Authority provides multiple locations for patients to access blood and specimen collection services.  The following lists provide the locations and hours of operation, as well as other important information that applies to a given location.  To enhance access to specimen collection services in our communities beyond the level of service provided for through Nova Scotia Health Authority funding, in some locations services are provided on a cost-recovery basis.

 

Barrington Community Health Centre
Hwy 3, #3695, Barrington Passage
Tuesday and Thursday 8 a.m. to noon
(Closed on holidays)

902-637-2933
​-$10 fee

 

Clare Health Centre
8559 Hwy #1, Meteghan Centre
Tuesday and Thursday 8 to 10 a.m.
(Closed on holidays)

902-645-2777
​-$10 fee

 

Digby General Hospital
75 Warwick St.
Digby
Monday to Friday 8 to 10 a.m.
(Closed on holidays)

 

Islands Health Centre, Freeport
197 Over Cove Rd.
Freeport
Tuesday to Thursday 8 to 10 a.m.
(Closed on holidays)

902-839-2398

 

Lockeport Medical Centre
44 Spruce Street, Lockeport
Wednesday 8 to 10 a.m.
(Closed on holidays)

902-656-2061
-$10 fee

 

Roseway Hospital         
1606 Lake Rd.
Shelburne
Monday to Friday 8 to 11 a.m.
(Closed on holidays)

 

Weymouth Medical Centre
Weymouth, NS
Wednesday 8 to 10 a.m.
(Closed on holidays)

902-837-5640
​-$10 fee

 

Lunenburg and Queens Counties

* Nova Scotia Health Authority provides multiple locations for patients to access blood and specimen collection services.  The following lists provide the locations and hours of operation, as well as other important information that applies to a given location.  To enhance access to specimen collection services in our communities beyond the level of service provided for through Nova Scotia Health Authority funding, in some locations services are provided on a cost-recovery basis.

 

Fishermen’s Memorial Hospital
14 High St.
Lunenburg
Monday to Friday 7:30 to 11:30 a.m.
(Closed on holidays)

-Blood collection only

 

North Queens Health Centre
9698 Highway #8
Caledonia
Wednesday 7:30 to 10:45 a.m.
(Closed on holidays)

-Blood collection only $10 fee

 

Queen’s General Hospital
175 School St.
Liverpool
Monday to Friday 7:30 to 11:30 a.m.
(Closed on holidays)

-Blood collection, chemistry/urinalysis, hematology/coagulation, blood banking

 

Shoreham Village
Shoreham Village Crescent
Chester
Tuesday and Thursday 7:30 to 10:45 a.m.
(Closed on holidays)

-Blood collection only $10

 

South Shore Regional Hospital
90 Glen Allan Dr.
Bridgewater
Monday to Friday 6:45 to 10:45 a.m.
(Closed on holidays)
-
Blood collection, chemistry/urinalysis, hematology/coagulation, blood banking, cytology/pathology, microbiology, water testing

 

Cape Breton County, Northern and Central Inverness County and Victoria County

 

Buchanan Memorial Community Health Centre
32610 Cabot Trail
Neils Harbour
Outpatient Collection Hours:
Monday to Friday 9 to 11:30 a.m.
Patient sample drop-off hours:
Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
(Closed on holidays)

Tel: 902-336-2200 ext. 226
Fax: 902-336-2292

 

Cape Breton Regional Hospital
1482 George St.
Sydney
Outpatient Collection Hours:
Monday to Friday 7 a.m. to noon
Registration closes at 11:30 a.m.
Patient sample drop-off hours:
Monday to Friday 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
(Closed on holidays)

Tel: 902-567-7923
Fax: 902-567-7947

 

Glace Bay Hospital
300 South St.
Glace Bay
Outpatient Collection Hours:
Monday to Friday 8 to 11:30 a.m.
*Patient sample drop-off hours:
Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
(Closed on holidays)

Tel: 902-842-2830
Fax: 902-849-8550

 

Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
39 James St.
Inverness
Outpatient Collection Hours:
Monday to Friday 8 to 1 p.m.
*Patient sample drop-off hours:
Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
(Closed on holidays)

Tel: 902-258-1945
Fax: 902-258-3061

 

New Waterford Consolidated Hospital
716 King St.
New Waterford
Outpatient Collection Hours:
Monday to Friday 8 to 11:30 a.m.
*Patient sample drop-off hours:
Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
(Closed on holidays)

Tel: 902-592-3319
Fax: 902-592-3311

 

Northside General Hospital
520 Purves St.
North Sydney
Outpatient Collection Hours:
Monday to Friday 8 to 11:00 a.m.
*Patient sample drop-off hours:
Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
(Closed on holidays)

Tel: 902-794-5420
Fax: 902-794-1821

 

Sacred Heart Community Health Centre
15102 Cabot Trail
Cheticamp
Outpatient Collection Hours:
Monday to Friday 8 to 11:00 a.m.
*Patient sample drop-off hours:
Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
(Closed on holidays)

Tel: 902-224-4010
Fax: 902-224-1742

 

Victoria County Memorial Hospital
30 Old Margaree Rd.Baddeck
Outpatient Collection Hours:
Monday to Friday 8 to 10:00 a.m.
*Patient sample drop-off hours:
Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
(Closed on holidays)

Tel: 902-295-2189
Fax: 902-295-1805

*Applies to individual patient samples only. Physician offices, clinics and independent phlebotomists should consult the lab for applicable drop-off hours.  

 

Guysborough, Antigonish and Richmond Counties and the Southern portion of Inverness County

 

Eastern Memorial Hospital
1746 Union St.
Canso
Monday to Friday 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
(Closed on holidays)

902-366-2225

 

Guysborough Memorial Hospital
10560 Rte #16
Guysborough 
Monday to Friday 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
(Closed on holidays)

902-533-3223

 

St. Martha’s Regional Hospital
25 Bay St.
Antigonish
Monday to Friday 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
(Closed on holidays)

902-867-4500 ext 4756
​​*Registration opens at 6:30 am and closes at 2:30pm

 

St. Mary's Memorial Hospital
91 Hospital Rd.
Sherbrooke
Monday to Friday 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
(Closed on holidays)

902-522-2226

 

Strait Richmond Hospital
138 Hospital Rd.
Evanston
Monday to Friday 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
(Closed on holidays)

902-625-7220