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Canadian Blood Services - Société canadienne du sang - Give before you go!
Give before you go!
Don’t let your travel plans sideline you from saving lives: please give before you go! Call 1 888 2 DONATE
(1-888-236-6283) to book your appointment.
Did you know?
If you spend time in a region affected by malaria, you will be temporarily deferred from donating blood.
Depending on the length of your stay in an affected region, this deferral can last from six months to three years
Popular tourist destinations (Dominican Republic, Mexico, Jamaica, etc.) have some regions where malaria exposure is a risk.
Last year, we had to temporarily defer over 40,000 donors due to potential exposure to malaria.