Who can't donate blood?

Published On: Jun 21 2012 03:42:57 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 05 2012 10:51:04 AM CDT
Blood donation

Although there is a constant need for blood donations, not everyone is eligible to donate blood in the United States.

 

According to the Mayo Clinic, because of some risks associated with blood, anyone who fits any of the following criteria is not allowed to donate blood: