Who Can Donate
To Donate Blood You
Weigh at least 115 lbs.
Be at least 17 years
old, or 16 with parental consent.
- Provide photo ID, if
Reasons You May Be
Deferred From Donating:
Currently ill -
colds, flu, sore throat - and/or being treated for an illness.
Recent dental surgery (
no infection and off antibiotics)
Other blood or plasma
donation within the last 8 weeks
History of hepatitis
Positive HIV test
There are many medications
that you can take and still be allowed to donate:
medications - provided that your B/P is within normal limits
Aspirin, Tylenol or
If you are on a
prescription medication and it is not mentioned above, please
check with the Lee Memorial Blood Center staff for further