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Macao Blood Transfusion Service announces the temporary deferral from blood donation for individuals who have received COVID-19 vaccines

In response to the COVID-19 vaccination program and to ensure blood safety and blood supply, the Macao Blood Transfusion Service of the Health Bureau announces a temporary deferral from blood donation for individuals who have received COVID-19 vaccines as follow:

  • Blood donors who have received a dose of inactivated COVID-19 vaccines such as Sinopharm’s CNBG vaccine or Sinovac Biotech’s CoronaVac vaccine will be deferred from blood donation for 48 hours and allowed to donate blood on the 4th day after their vaccinations.
  • Blood donors who have received a dose of other COVID-19 vaccines such as BioNTech’s messenger RNA (mRNA) vaccine or AstraZeneca’s recombinant vaccine will be deferred from blood donation for 14 days and allowed to donate blood on the 15th day after their vaccinations.

Please call 2828 6699 for any enquiries during office hours.

Macao Blood Transfusion Service
May 2021