West Nebraska Blood Center Returns to Regional West Main Campus

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb., ― After a temporary move to Scottsbluff’s Hampton Inn and Suites, West Nebraska Blood Center is resuming operations in Regional West’s main campus Monday, June 15. 

West Nebraska Blood Center is returning to its former location near the Park Bench Café. The blood center is seeing donors at the Hampton Inn location until noon on Friday, June 12. North Plaza Laboratory Services will also resume regular operations in its main campus location at Regional West Medical Plaza North, Suite 2500 on June 15.

As an increased safety precaution for Regional West patients and staff, West Nebraska Blood Center and North Plaza Laboratory Services temporarily relocated to Scottsbluff’s Hampton Inn and Suites in April. The blood center offers blood draws and receives blood donations, while North Plaza Laboratory Services provides phlebotomy and specimen drop-off services.

West Nebraska Blood Center is open Monday through Friday. Walk-ins are accepted, but appointments are preferred. For the current week’s blood drive schedule or to make an appointment, call 308-630-2477.

All Regional West healthcare facilities continue to screen all employees and patients for COVID-related symptoms upon entry.

Regional West Laboratory Services offers a full range of clinical laboratory services to a diverse clientele of health care providers throughout Nebraska, Wyoming, Iowa, and South Dakota. In addition to hospitals and physician clinics, the lab also serves home health agencies, nursing homes, law enforcement agencies and veterinarians. Regional West Laboratory Services is accredited by the Commission on Laboratory Accreditation of the College of American Pathologists (CAP). This rigorous inspection program is designed to ensure the highest standard of care for laboratory patients.

Regional West Health Services in Scottsbluff, Neb., is the parent company of Regional West Medical Center, a 188-bed regional referral center and one of three Level II Trauma Centers in the state. As the region’s only tertiary referral medical center, Regional West offers care that spans more than 32 medical specialties provided by over 28 physician clinics. With nearly 300 in-network providers, and 2,000 employees, Regional West provides comprehensive and innovative health care services for the people of western Nebraska and the neighboring states of Colorado, South Dakota, and Wyoming.