To donate blood, you must be at least 17 years old and weigh at least 110 pounds. You must be in general good health. You can't have a cold, fever, flu or sore throat.
You cannot have had a tattoo or body piercing in the last 12 months. Make sure you eat a good breakfast or lunch, and drink plenty of water.
People are able to safely donate blood every 56 days. Call 877-877-3070 for more information.