The Ministry of Health of the Canary Islands Government, through Canary Institute of Hemodonation and Hemotherapy, appeals to the blood donors of the blood groups groups A and 0 positive. Due to the increase in demand that has arisen in the last days of these blood groups, it is necessary to encourage the blood donation that allows to balance the stock again.
The ICHH is putting in place the opportune corrective measures, addressing the blood donors of the different groups that are registered in their database through SMS and generating extraordinary outputs on their usual programming in locations of great public affluence such as the centers and commercial areas.
Remember that the requirements to donate blood are, be between 18 and 65 years old, weigh more than 50 kg, enjoy good health and, if it is a woman, not be pregnant.
All those who want to collaborate, can obtain more information about the location of the mobile units and fixed extraction points of the Transfusional Network Canaria, on the free phone number 900 234 061, on the website efectodonacion.com or on social networks.
Where to donate in Gran Canaria
As for the fixed points, the ICHH has two offices, one in the street in Alfonso XIII, number 4 in the capital of Gran Canaria, open Monday to Friday from 8.15 to 21.30 hours and another in Hospiten Clínica Roca Vecindario in the Avenida de Canarias, number 54, open on Tuesdays Tuesday from 15.45 to 20.15 and Wednesdays from 8.45 to 13.30.
You can also go to other fixed points of the Canary Trasfusional Network How is it University Hospital Insular de Gran Canaria, where you can donate from Monday to Friday, from 10 am to 8 pm and on Sunday, February 17 from 3:30 pm to 9 pm; the Maternal and Child University Hospital, from Monday to Friday from 10 am to 1 pm and from 3:30 pm to 9 pm and in the University Hospital of Gran Canaria Dr. Negrín, from Monday to Friday from 8.15 am to 8.00 pm.
Where to donate in Tenerife
As for the fixed points, in Santa Cruz of Tenerife It will be possible to donate at the ICHH headquarters of Méndez Núñez Street, number 14 from Monday to Friday from 8.15 to 21.30. Also, from Monday to Thursday from 1:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Friday from 8:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., extractions will be carried out at the Health Center of San Isidro, in Granadilla de Abona.
And as for the fixed points of the Canary Trasfusional Network, in the University Hospital of the Canary Islands, you can donate from Sunday to Friday and holidays from 8.30 to 21.30 and Saturday from 8.30 to 14.30 and from 15.30 to 20.00 and at the University Hospital of Our Lady of La Candelaria from Monday to Friday 8.00 at 8:00 p.m. and on Saturdays from 9:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Where to donate in the non-capital islands
In the islands belonging to the province of Las Palmas, you can donate in Fuerteventura, in the General Hospital of Fuerteventura, open throughout the year from Monday to Friday from 10.30 am to 2 pm and in Lanzarote, in the Dr. José Molina Orosa Hospital, from Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
In the province of Santa Cruz of Tenerife It can be donated at the General Hospital of La Palma from Monday to Sunday from 10 am to 9 pm; at the Hospital Nuestra Señora de los Reyes in El Hierro from Monday to Friday from 10 am to 1 pm and at the Hospital of Our Lady of Guadalupe on Thursday and Friday from 10 am to 1 pm