The American Red Cross is
responsible for blood collection and provision
of blood and blood products for hospitals in
Connecticut. To give blood:
- You must be healthy.
- Be at least 17 years old.
- Weigh at least 110 pounds
- Not have donated blood in the
last 56 days or donated double red cells in
the last 112 days.
- There is no upper age limit as
long as you are well, with no restrictions or
limitations to your activities.
- You may not give blood if you
have received notification from the American
Red Cross or any other blood organization
asking you not to do so.
Call 1-800-GIVE-LIFE or your local
American Red Cross chapter to schedule an
appointment to give blood. To register online,
TO FIND PROVIDERS IN
CONNECTICUT'S COMMUNITY RESOURCES DATABASE:
Search by service name: Blood
SOURCE: American Red Cross
PREPARED BY: 211/pt
CONTENT LAST REVIEWED: April2013