Sunday, October 7th, 2018
16 & 17 year old are also eligible, but with their parental consent
Should weigh at least 110 pounds
COMMON REASONS FOR REJECTION
Not having a Photo ID
Any recent travel to Pakistan, India, Middle east or any third world country in the last 12 months
Any systemic infection, requiring antibiotics (but it is ok to donate blood after finishing the antibiotic course and symptom free for 72 hours)
Any medical condition requiring blood thinners, with the exception of Aspirin (so patients taking aspirin ONLY can donate blood)
Any heart condition requiring cardiac medication
Uncontrolled blood pressure i.e. systolic BP of 180mm or diastolic BP of 100 or more.
Please check the following link for further details http://www.bloodsource.org/Donate/Whocandonate.aspx
IN THE MORNING OF BLOOD DRIVE, PLEASE REMEMBER……..
To bring your PHOTO ID
Not to come empty stomach, have a healthy breakfast before coming to Baitulilm for blood donation.
Drink plenty of water in the morning
Avoid coffee or any other caffeinated drinks which can dehydrate you