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Health and Eligibility
Blood donation is safe for healthy adults. There's no risk of contracting disease. New, sterile equipment is used for each donor
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Regular blood donations by a sufficient number of healthy people are needed to ensure that safe blood will be available whenever and wherever it is needed. Bloodis the most precious gift that anyone can give to another person — the gift of life.
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You must be at least 17 years old to donate to the general blood supply, or 16 years old with parental/guardian consent, if allowed by state law. There is no upper age limit for blood donation as long as you are well with no restrictions or limitations to your activities.
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In general, people with tattoos can donate blood. So, if you have got a tattoo in one of these 11 locations within the past 12 months, you'll need to wait until after that time to donate blood. State-regulated facilities must use sterile needles, and the ink applied must not be reused, explained the Red Cross.
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