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Blood services

The basics of blood

There is a good chance that you or a loved one will require a blood transfusion at some point during your lives. Understanding your blood and the process of donating and conserving blood is a good way to take charge of your health. Novant Health Matthews Medical Center offers state-of-the-art blood services including:

To make your blood donation appointment, visit the Red Cross website at www.redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code “novantmatthews.”
Blood conservation

We know that patients sometimes prefer not to receive blood transfusions during surgeries or other procedures, whether because of religious beliefs or concern about blood-borne illnesses. We use the most advanced techniques, carried out by professionals sensitive to your needs, to conserve and use your own blood whenever possible.

Blood donations

Blood is always needed for treatment of accident victims, cancer patients, hemophiliacs and surgery patients. You can be an essential part of saving lives by donating blood.

Blood transfusions

We can help you understand the risks and benefits of receiving a transfusion and what it means for you and your loves ones.

For more information about blood services at Novant Health Matthews Medical Center call 704-384-6500.