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How Often Can I Donate Blood?

One of our most comon blood donor questions is "how often can I donate blood?" 


A WHOLE BLOOD donor can donate a pint every 8 weeks. Donors age 17 and 18 may donate every 6 months.

A DOUBLE RED BLOOD CELL donor may donate every 16 weeks.

A PLATELET donor may donate every 2 weeks.

A PLASMA donor may donate every 4 weeks.

Learn more about what type of blood donation is best for you.