Be in generally good health and feel well
Be at least 17 years of age -- no upper age limit
Whole blood donors may donate every 56 days
Platelet donors may donate every 48 hours (up to 24 times per year)
Double red cell apheresis donors may donate every 112 days
Flu, Pneumonia, Tetanus, Diphtheria, Hepatitis B
-- can donate if feeling healthy and well
Polio (oral), MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella)-- 4 week wait
Please check with us regarding other immunizations.
Antibiotics -- cannot donate if taking for an infection; okay if
Aspirin-containing products, Feldene and Lodine XL --
Platelet donors only: 48 hour wait after last dose
Insulin from cows (bovine/beef) -- cannot donate if ever taken
Plavix -- Platelet donors only: 5 day wait after last dose
Soriatane (Acitretin) -- 3 year wait after last dose
Ticlid -- Platelet donors only: 14 day wait after last dose
All Other Medications:
You may be able to donate depending on the
reason that you are taking the drug.
can donate if done with a sterile, single use, needle
Basal Cell, Squamous Cell Skin Cancers, and Keratosis -- can donate
Melanoma, Malignant Tumors -- 1 year wait
after last treatment and considered resolved
Colds, Fever, Flu, Sore Throat, Cough
Cold Sore, Fever Blister
routine work - wait until next day; root canal/tooth extraction - 3 day wait
Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery (CABG);
Hepatitis or undiagnosed jaundice after age 10
1 year wait; no wait for cosmetic tattoo done in a physician’s office
1 year wait if spent up to 5 years in a malaria area; 3 year wait if spent 5 consecutive
years or more in a malaria area. See the Frequently Traveled Areas list on next page.
cannot donate if spent time that adds up to 3 months or more in the U.K. from 1980-1996
(England, N. Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Isle of Man, Channel Islands, Gibraltar, Falkland
cannot donate if spent time that adds up
to 5 years or more in European countries since 1980 (including time in the
cannot donate if spent 6 months or more in military bases in northern Europe 1980-1990
SARS affected area
14 day wait after returning to the United States
Individuals at risk for AIDS (HIV)
Do not donate blood if you have ever tested positive for HIV or if you:
Have ever used needles to take drugs, steroids,
or anything not prescribed by your doctor.
Are a male who has had sexual contact with another male, even once, since 1977.
Have ever taken money, drugs, or other payment for sex since 1977.
Have had sexual contact in the past 12 months with anyone described above.
Frequently Traveled Areas
This list is not complete. Please ask us about other travel outside of the U.S. and Canada.
OK to Donate
Not OK to Donate
1 year wait after visit
Cities, towns and rural areas of the states
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