Charles Moore, 43, a donor who gives blood at The Blood Alliance Donor Center in Jacksonville, Fla., used to have to wait a year after getting a tattoo before he could donate blood. Now, thanks to regulation changes, a donor can give blood after the skin has healed from a new tattoo, which takes about a month.
Charles Moore, 43, a donor who gives blood at The Blood Alliance Donor Center in Jacksonville, Fla., used to have to wait a year after getting a tattoo before he could donate blood. Now, thanks to regulation changes, a donor can give blood after the skin has healed from a new tattoo, which takes about a month. photo
Charles Moore, 43, a donor who gives blood at The Blood Alliance Donor Center in Jacksonville, Fla., used to have to wait a year after getting a tattoo before he could donate blood. Now, thanks to regulation changes, a donor can give blood after the skin has healed from a new tattoo, which takes about a month. photo

Blood Alliance: Tattooed donors can give blood sooner

May 12, 2013 09:51 PM

UPDATED May 13, 2013 02:38 PM

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