Eligibility Requirements

You may be eligible to donate if you:

  • Are 17 years of age or older (16 years old with parental consent)
  • Weigh at least 110 lbs
  • Have not had a blood transfusion within the past 12 months
  • Are not pregnant or gave birth within the past 6 weeks
  • Have not lived in the United Kingdom for a total time that adds up to 3 months or more from 1980-1996
  • Have not lived in Europe for a total time period that adds up to 5 years or more from 1980-Present
  • Have not taken illegal or non-prescription drugs by needle, even once
  • Have completed the health questionnaire prior to being accepted for donating
  • Have a valid and acceptable form of photo identification to bring at the time of donation
  • Call 617-355-6677 for further questions on eligibility



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