Are You Eligible to Give Blood?
Canada’s blood system is among the safest in the world. Standard donor eligibility criteria, and the health and safety of both blood donor and recipient are factors that determine a donor’s eligibility to give blood. Common vaccinations and their relative deferral periods are outlined below.
For complete donor eligibility criteria, please contact 1 888 2 DONATE ( 1 888 236-6283).
to view a list of common vaccinations and their relative deferral periods.
Eligible Blood donors can give blood every 56 days.