Blood donation day


Quality Assurance Service

Date: 24 October 2022 / 10:00 - 16:00

Blood donation day

15th edition


  • When: 24 October 2022
  • Where: Aula polivalente del Campus SUPSI di Mendrisio-Stazione
  • Time: 10 am - 4 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 (wait 48 hours for Modern to Pfizer, if side effects to the vaccination wait 7 days from the disappearance of symptoms)
  • Gastroscopy, colonoscopy, tattoos, semi-permanent makeup or piercing: 4 months waiting time
  • Stays abroad in the last months; depending on the period and destination. Refer to Travelcheck at

In collaboration with Servizio Trasfusionale CRS della Svizzera italiana