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Check Your Eligibility!

This form is created by Singapore Red Cross with APM Property Management, property manager of Suntec City. Please note your details will be used by Suntec City / Singapore Red Cross, and all information collected will be kept strictly confidential.  

*At the blood donation site, you will also be asked to complete a Donor Health Assessment Questionnaire. Depending on your answers, you may or may not be eligible to donate blood.

 

General eligibility criteria. To donate blood, you must: 

  • Be in general good health.

  • Not have had any symptoms of infection e.g. sore throat, cough, runny nose or diarrhoea for at least 1 week.

  • Not have had a fever in the last 4 weeks.

  • Not have taken antibiotics for the last 7 days. If you have taken antibiotics, wait at least 1 week from the last dose.

  • Weigh at least 45 kg.

  • Have a haemoglobin level of at least 13.0 g/dl for males and 12.5 g/dl for females.
     

*It may be harmful to you or the recipients if you donate blood when you are not eligible to do so.

COVID-19 (Coronavirus disease 2019)

If you have COVID-19 (Coronavirus disease 2019), you must not donate blood. Please wait 28 days after the first positive PCR or ART result before donating blood. This is to ensure that you have recovered completely and is fit for donation.

Overseas Travel Deferral Criteria - vCJD or Mad Cow disease
 

Effective 2 October 2023, donors with geographical risk exposure to vCJD (stayed or lived in the United Kingdom, France, Ireland and other European countries during the affected period) can now make apheresis donations (plateletpheresis, plasmapheresis or double red cell donation). Apheresis donation is only at the Bloodbank@HSA. For more information, visit: https://www.hsa.gov.sg/blood-donation/variant-creutzfeldt-jakob-disease-(vcjd)-restriction

Please note our priority is always to provide the safest possible blood to all patients in need. Overseas travel to an area with a risk of insect-borne or animal-borne infections can result in infections that may be transmitted through blood transfusion by asymptomatic donors.

Our areas of concern related to infection risks with overseas travel are:
> Malaria
> Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease [vCJD or Mad Cow disease]
> Chagas Disease
> Zika Virus


For more information, please visit: https://www.hsa.gov.sg/blood-donation/can-i-donate.

The final assessment of whether you can give blood will be made by a medical screening professional at the Bloodbank. If you are unsure about your eligibility, please call and speak to Blood Bank Staff.

Screening questions to determine eligibility for blood donation:
Do you have any symptoms of the following within the past 1 week?
Have you had a fever within the past 4 weeks?
Have you taken antibiotics for the last 7 days?
Are you tested positive for COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019) within the past 28 days?
Have you:
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