Vaccinations and deferral periods
Anthrax - if well
BCG - 8 weeks and until healed
Botulism - if well
Cholera - if well
Diphtheria - if well
Influenza - if well
Hepatitis A - if well and no exposure.
Hepatitis B - 4 weeks, 4 months if the vaccine was received post exposure
e.g.: human bite, blood splash, or needle stick injury.
HPV (Human Papillomavirus) - if well
Japanese Encephalitis - if well
Donors who have had a HPRA approved Covid-19 vaccination such as the Pfizer / BioNTech, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson/Janssen or Astra Zeneca vaccines, must wait 7 days after receiving the vaccine before they can donate, so long as they are feeling well and asymptomatic.