For our patients’ safety and for your own sake, we ask that you take the time to consider the important requirements and regulations to ensure that you are eligible to donate blood.
If you have any questions, please call our Blood Donor Program at 212-639-8177.
Restrictions Related to International Travel & Immigration
Residency in certain countries or geographic regions or extended travel to those areas, or sexual contact with someone who was born in or lived in those areas may make you ineligible to donate blood.
Immunizations & Vaccinations
Here you will find a listing of common immunizations and vaccinations that could delay you from donating blood or platelets. Learn more.
Medical Conditions Affecting Donation
There are certain medical conditions, illnesses, and diseases that may delay your donation or make you ineligible to donate blood and platelets.
Other Factors That May Affect Blood/Platelet Donations