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Blood Donation

Apheresis Donor Perks

  • First Time Pheresis Donor: Green, 32oz screw top water bottle, and many mini-drawings throughout the year. Also, ask us about referral perks!
  • Pheresis Donors:
    Every 4th donation: $10 HyVee Gift Card.
    Every 12th donation: $25 Gas Card.
  • Lunch and a Life: Give a pheresis donation between 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. and have lunch on us!

blood donationPerks apply to in-house, apheresis donors only, not mobile drives. Does not apply to employees on the Pheresis Donor (PhD) Program.

Apheresis donations require appointments.

For More Information:

Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center 
1301 S. Cliff Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
Plaza 2 3rd floor
Phone: 605-322-7111

Whole Blood Hours:

  • Monday - Thursday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Apheresis Hours:

  •  Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Wednesday 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Friday 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Learn more about this life-saving program:

There is no way to manufacture blood products. The community depends on dedicated donors like you to maintain the blood supply. Follow a link below to learn more.

Awards & Accreditations

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The first hospital laboratory in the United States to achieve Accreditation to the gold standard ISO-15189 Quality and Competence international standard in both Clinical and Anatomic Pathology.

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Other Awards & Accreditations

AABB Accredited

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Avera McKennan Laboratory is accredited by the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB).

FACT Accredited

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Avera McKennan Laboratory is accredited by the Foundation for Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT).