Posted 5/29/2007 1:52 PM (GMT -6)
Thanks Carol.
Posted 5/29/2007 2:10 PM (GMT -6)
Here is the American Red Cross site that talks about your eligibility to give blood.

The American Red Cross said...

To give blood for transfusion to another person, you must be healthy, be at least 17 years old or 16 years old if allowed by state law, weigh at least 110 pounds, and not have donated blood in the last 8 weeks (56 days). "Healthy" means that you feel well and can perform normal activities. If you have a chronic condition such as diabetes or high blood pressure, "healthy" also means that you are being treated and the condition is under control.

However, there are some drugs they don't allow, so check their list on the webpage:,1082,0_557_,00.html


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Posted 5/29/2007 6:57 PM (GMT -6)
Thanks for taking the time to do that Carol.
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