Donors Program News

Change in Blood Collection Policy

Posted June 20, 2011

Individuals participating in the VaxDesign Donor program will be deferred from donating to again for 1 year.

The deferral is being implemented due to software limitations in tracking research units.

Donors Needed for Polio Vaccination Program

Posted June 20, 2011

VaxDesign is looking for active donors that would like to participate in a Polio Vaccination Program. The vaccination will start within the next month and continue for approximately 8 weeks. The vaccine of interest is the commercial polio vaccine. The polio vaccine is distributed in the United States and approved by the FDA. Vaccinations for this program will be available and administered by a local health care provider. The vaccination consists of a single dose commonly given to individuals traveling to areas outside the United States known to have reported cases of polio.

Participation in the program is open to all donors, however, there is a limited number of openings.

If you are interested in participating, please respond by email to If you have questions, you can call 407-243-5600 for additional information.