Central Blood Bank

Approximately 37 percent of the population is eligible to donate blood, but in Pittsburgh, less than 3 percent do.

The following information is not a comprehensive list of eligibility criteria but merely general guidelines to assist you in determining if you are eligible.

For clarification, further information or specific questions, please call 1-800-310-9556, Option1 (or direct dial 412-209-7035) to contact our Medical Help Desk.  You can also submit an inquiry through our Contact Us page.

Basic Qualifications

Donation Intervals

Health History

Travel History

Donor eligibility must be determined on the day of donation by the individual conducting the review of the donor’s medical history.