Nova Scotia Health Authority Blood Collection Information

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.

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NOTE:  All blood collection locations in the Halifax area and West Hants are closed Monday Feb 13 and Tuesday Feb 14 due to extreme weather conditions
Halifax area (not including IWK Health Centre) and West Hants

Cape Breton County, Northern and Central Inverness County and Victoria County
Guysborough, Antigonish and Richmond Counties and the southern portion of Inverness County

Colchester County and Municipality of East Hants
Cumberland County
Pictou County

Annapolis and Kings Counties
Digby, Shelburne and Yarmouth Counties
Lunenburg and Queens Counties

You can book appointments online for Colchester County/East Hants and the Dartmouth-Woodlawn locations at