To donate blood in the Central Maryland, Northern Virginia, Washington DC, or Southern Pennsylvania area, you must call1-800-GIVE LIFE to schedule an appointment. For eligibility information, visit www.my-redcross.org.Find a blood center near you or a blood drive in your area.Volunteer! Volunteers are needed to work blood drives. For information on becoming a volunteer with the Blood Services Team, click here.
WHO CAN GIVE BLOOD?
Donors must :"Be in generally good health;
" Be at least 17 years of age;
" Weigh no less than 110 pounds;
" Have NOT received a tattoo within the past year;
" Have NOT donated whole blood within the past 56 days.
" For more information on donor restrictions, visit my-redcross.org.
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The public is strongly urged to call 1-800-GIVE-LIFE (1-800-448-3543) today to donate blood or visit www.my-redcross.org for a listing of local blood drives and Donor Centers. All blood types are needed at this time. Businesses and groups interested in organizing blood drives are asked to call 1-800-787-9282, ext. 4680.