Who Can Donate?
Even with all the advances in medicine over the past century, donating blood is still a lifesaving contribution. What better way to celebrate life and good health than to help preserve the life of another by being a blood donor?
To be a blood donor you must:
- Be between 17 and 80 years old
- Weigh 110 pounds or more
- Be free of infection
- Know the names of any medications you are currently taking
You may give blood even if you:
Since active participation by volunteer donors is critical to the availability of blood, we urge all eligible people to donate blood on a regular basis. Donors can give blood every eight weeks.
Become a blood donor today. Please call (225) 765-8843 to learn more.