Low blood stock in the Canary Transfusion Center; urges group O+ and A+

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From the Canarian Institute of Hemodonation and Hemotherapy (ICHH) they remember that 300 donations are needed per day

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Blood stock levels are dropping at the Canary Transfusion Center. All this when
300 donations a day are needed to attend to both scheduled hospital activity and emergencies. For this reason, from the Canarian Institute of Hemodonation and Hemotherapy (ICHH) they call on the population to come and donate blood this August

The ICHH further emphasizes that
O+ and A+ groups They are the most requested in hospitals today.

How to donate blood?

Citizens who want to donate blood can go directly or request an appointment through the
012 or the numbers
922 470 012 / 928 301 012 (option 8), from Monday to Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Also, they can fill in the form available on the web
effectdonation.com

Before donating, it is recommended to review the information provided on the aforementioned website, specifically in the 'Information and Protocol' tab, to learn about the security measures and fill out the self-assessment test to ensure that you can donate blood.

The ICHH reminds that people vaccinated against covid-19, both with one and two doses and the booster dose, can donate blood
48 hours after inoculation.

Donation points operational on the weekend

This weekend, you can donate blood without an appointment at
Tenerife, Gran Canaria and La Palma.

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In the case of Gran Canaria, blood can be donated tomorrow, Saturday, at the Alcampo Shopping Center in Telde from 10:00 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. and from 5:00 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.

Points available next week

During the second week of August, the ICHH will have temporary donation points in operation in La Laguna, Icod de los Vinos, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Moya, Telde, La Oliva and Arrecife.

These temporary spaces are added to the fixed points of the Canarian Transfusion Network located in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Santa Lucía de Tirajana, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, La Laguna, Granadilla de Abona, La Orotava, Puerto del Rosario, Arrecife, Valverde, San Sebastian de La Gomera and Breña Alta.

Where to donate in Gran Canaria

In Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, a mobile unit of the ICHH will be installed from next Monday in the
Las Arenas Shopping Center, next to the sphinxwhere it will serve the donor population on Monday from 10:15 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and from 4:45 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and from Tuesday to Friday from 9:45 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and from 4:45 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Next week,
Moya will host a new temporary donation room in the Casa de la Cultura (former Espacio Joven), located on Calle Juan Delgado, number 3. The hours will be Monday from 5:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday from 5:00 p.m. to 8:45 p.m., Thursday from 10:00 to 1:45 p.m. and from 5:00 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. and Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. and from 5:00 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.

In Telde, the donation room enabled in a local of the
Alcampo de la Mareta Shopping Centertogether with the lottery administration, will be operational on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. and from 5:00 p.m. to 8:45 p.m., Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. and Friday from 5:00 p.m.

As for the fixed points, you can donate blood at the ICHH headquarters of the
Calle Alfonso XIII, number 4, in Las Palmas de Gran Canariafrom Monday to Friday from 9:15 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. and from 3:15 p.m. to 8:15 p.m., except holidays (it has a ford for donors).

The ICHH reminds that people vaccinated against covid-19, both with one and two doses and the booster dose, can donate blood after 48 hours of inoculation

In the southeastern region,
Santa Lucia de Tirajana It has a fixed donation point at the Neighborhood Health Center, on Guatiza Street, without a number. Next week's hours will be Monday from 5:15 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday from 10:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and from 5:15 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., and Thursday and Friday from 10:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. 30 hours.

You can also go to other fixed points of the Canarian Transfusion Network such as the
University Hospital of Gran Canaria Dr. Negrín Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and from 2:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.; the
Maternal and Child University Hospital of the Canary Islands, from Monday to Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.; and the
Insular University Hospital of Gran Canaria Monday to Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., except holidays. All of them have a ford reserved for donors.

Where to donate in Fuerteventura

La Oliva maintains the donation point installed in the
North Fuerteventura Senior Center, located on Calle Milagrosa, number 49, in Corralejo. Hours will be Monday through Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Also, you can go to the fixed point of the
Fuerteventura General Hospital Monday to Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., except holidays. To donate it is convenient to make an appointment in advance at the number 928 546 684.

Where to donate in Lanzarote

The mobile blood donation unit will be next week at the
Sports City Lanzarote located on Alcalde Ginés de la Hoz avenue, without number. The schedule will be Monday from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Tuesday to Thursday from 4:45 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Friday from 9:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

You can also donate at the fixed point of the Canarian Transfusion Network in the
Doctor José Molina Orosa University Hospital. The hours are from Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., prior appointment request by calling 928 59 55 72 option 3.

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