Blood donation day


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Date: 10 March 2022 / 10:00 - 16:30

15th Giornata di donazione del sangue

When: 10 March 2022
Where: Foyer, Canavée Building
Time: 10 am - 4.30 pm
Registration: (max 5 people every 30 minutes)

To donate please take into consideration the following criteria. More information on

  • Donors must weight more than 50 kg
  • Be in good health
  • Waiting time between donations: woman 4 months, man 3 months
  • Those with iron deficiency or low blood pressure cannot donate
  • Antibiotic treatment: 2 weeks from the end of therapy
  • Flu symptoms 2 weeks from complete recovery
  • Covid: 1 month from full recovery
  • Covid Quarantine: wait until completed
  • Donation is not possible with open wounds or cold sores; wait until fully healed
  • Tick bite: 1 month from recovery
  • Dental hygienist: 72 h, dental treatment to be assessed
  • Vaccinations: depending on the vaccine, possible suspension from 48 hours to 4 weeks 
  • Gastroscopy, colonoscopy, tattoos, semi-permanent makeup or piercing: 4 months waiting time
  • Pregnancy: from the day of delivery 1 year 
  • Stays abroad in the last months; depending on the period and destination. Refer to Travelcheck at 
  • Intimate relationship with a new partner: 4 months 

It is important to consume 1.5-2 litres of water on the day of donation and to have regular meals.

In collaboration with Servizio Trasfusionale CRS della Svizzera italiana.