IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON CORONAVIRUS

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) infection results in a mild to severe respiratory infection with symptoms including fever, cough and shortness of breath.

Prevention:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.

DO NOT DONATE BLOOD TODAY:

If you have symptoms of a respiratory infection.
or
If in the past 28 days:

  • You have been diagnosed with or suspected of having COVID-19 infection.
  • You have lived with an individual(s) diagnosed with or suspected of having COVID-19 infection.

IF YOU ARE DIAGNOSED WITH COVID-19 WITHIN 28 DAYS AFTER BLOOD COLLECTION:

Please call 901-252-3434 during business hours or 901-489-9297 at night or on weekends.

For more information on Coronavirus and Blood Donation visit FDA’s webpage: www.fda.gov/vaccines-blood-biologics/safety-availability-biologics/updated-information-blood-establishments-regarding-novel-coronavirus-outbreak.

For more information on Coronavirus and travel visit CDC’s Travel Health Notices webpage: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/