You must contact the IBTS if you were diagnosed with Covid-19 or had symptoms suggestive of it.
You must wait 28 days from the day you leave any country outside the island of Ireland before donating.
You must wait 14 days from the last time you were in contact with a person with confirmed or suspected Covid-19 infection.
If you are a front-line health care worker (HCW) such as a Doctor, Nurse, or health care assistant who comes into direct contact with patients on an on-going basis and works in Intensive Care Units or Covid-19 designated wards, you cannot donate.
The main clinical symptoms are fever, difficulty breathing, cough, fatigue, sore throat, sneezing, runny nose, shortness of breath or other respiratory symptoms which may lead to viral pneumonia or acute respiratory distress syndrome.