The Latest in COVID-19 Safety in our centers.
Can donors who receive the COVID-19 vaccine immediately donate plasma?
Donors who receive the COVID-19 vaccine are asked to wait a day before donating. They should only donate if they feel well.
What are centers doing to help employees and donors stay safe?
The health and safety of all of our employees and donors is Grifols' top priority. We regularly monitor the recommendations and requirements of local, state and federal authorities to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Among other measures to care for donors, Grifols has put up extra plexiglass barriers, enhanced cleaning protocols and provided personal protective equipment to staff.
All donors and employees have their temperatures taken at the entrance and are checked for any symptoms. All donors must feel healthy and well on the day of donation, have a normal temperature, and meet all of our eligibility requirements. In addition, both donors and donor center staff have the option to wear a mask while in the donor center.
What is Grifols’ role in COVID-19 vaccination?
Grifols does not manufacture a vaccine and does not profit from others getting vaccinated.
Will Grifols offer the COVID-19 vaccine to donors?
Grifols isn’t offering the vaccine to donors. However, the vaccine is widely available nationwide.
Will Grifols require donors to receive the COVID-19 vaccine?
Grifols does not require donors to be vaccinated and the decision to receive the COVID-19 vaccine is voluntary.
Can donors who receive the COVID-19 vaccine donate plasma?
Donors who receive the COVID-19 vaccine are asked wait a day before donating and as long as they feel well.
Whom should I contact if I have questions about the vaccine and my personal health situation?
Please contact your personal healthcare provider.