If you are taking prescription medications, 95% of them are fine and will not prevent you from donating blood. Some examples of acceptable meds are: insulin, blood pressure, cholesterol, anti-depressants, thyroid, allergy and aspirin.
You can get information and register by visiting: bloodhero.com
Did YOU KNOW, YOU can SAVE 3 LIVES just by donating your blood and it will only take 1/2 hour out of your day? In addition, your body produces healthier red cells after a donation: red cells carry oxygen to your vital organs. The blood supply at Valley Hospitals is in need of constant replenishing.
Vitalant-AZ is one of 3 approved blood banks that can send blood to our military overseas.