Eligibility

TBS blood donation from human plasma suppliers

A single donation can have a large impact on the lives of people, the advance- ment of scientific testing or the progress of research toward a new medication. As one of the premier human plasma suppliers, Tennessee Blood Services adheres to the established federal rules for donating blood. According to these rules, donors must:

  • Be between 18 and 66 years old.
  • Weigh between 110 and 450 lbs.
  • Have not donated blood anywhere else within the last 56 days.
  • Be able to pass a routine physical examination and medical questionnaire.
  • Have a hematocrit of at least 38% (we will test this before you donate).
  • Show proof of Social Security Number on first visit (Social Security Card or printout from Social Security Office).
  • Show current driver's license, state issued photo ID or military photo ID.
  • Show proof of residency within a 100 mile radius if ID isn't local.