Tag:healthcare=blood_bank

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Athar Blood Bank 3.png
Description
A center where blood gathered as a result of blood donation is stored and preserved for later use in blood transfusion Edit or translate this description.
Group: Health
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Status: approvedPage for proposal

Wikidata

The tag healthcare=blood_bank is used for a blood bank: a facility where blood gathered as a result of blood donation is stored and preserved for later use in blood transfusion. These facilities are often found in a hospital or medical centre.

The similar tag amenity=blood_bank has also been used. It is more common overall but has been used only in India, where a list of blood banks is available from OpenGovernmentData.

For a facility where members of the public can donate blood, see healthcare=blood_donation

How to Map

Create a node at the center of the blood bank and tag it with healthcare=blood_bank and name=*.

If the entire area of the blood bank is known, it can be mapped as an area.

See also