He Canary Islands Institute of Hemodonation and Hemotherapy (ICHH), a body dependent on the Ministry of Health of the Canary Islands Government, begins this Monday the blood donation campaign in the Canarian universities.
In this first campaign of the 2020/2021 university courseGiven the impossibility of using mobile units due to the pandemic, extraction rooms will be set up on each of the campuses, which will remain operational for several days to facilitate donations to students, faculty, and administration and services personnel, according to the Government. regional in press release.
As for the basic requirements to donate blood, they are to be in good general health, be between 18 and 65 years old, weigh more than 50 kilos and, in the case of women, not be pregnant.
They must also meet some specific requirements, such as not having cough or respiratory symptoms, not having been diagnosed or having been in contact with people affected by Covid-19 and not having traveled outside the Canary Islands in the last 14 days.
From the ICHH a appeal to the university community to participate in this campaign, noting that if they meet the requirements described, they must request an appointment by calling 012 (928 301 012/922 470 012) option 8, Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. or by filling in the form published on the front page of the website efectodonacion.com .
Likewise, before going to donate it is advisable to review the information published on the website in the Information and Protocol tabs, to familiarize yourself with the established security measures.
Refering to University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria The campaign will visit three spaces, the first stop being in the Tafira campus, at the School of Architecture, where an extraction room will be set up on floor 1, classroom 11, from Monday, October 26 to 28. Donor service hours are Monday and Tuesday from 09:00 to 13:30 and from 14:45 to 19:30 and Wednesday from 09:00 to 13:45.
In addition, from November 2 to 4, you can donate at the San Cristóbal Campus, at the Faculty of Health Sciences, being the hours of attention to donors are Monday and Tuesday from 09:00 to 13:30 and from 14:45 to 19:30 and Wednesday from 09:00 to 13:45. People interested in donating in the Obelisk Campus They can do it from November 9 to 11, on Monday and Tuesday from 09:00 to 13:30 and from 14:45 to 20:00 and on Wednesday from 09:00 to 13:45.
For its part, the campaign at the University of La Laguna starts in the Anchieta Campus, in the Faculty of Sciences, Biology section, in the old Secretariat, where an extraction room will be enabled from October 26 to 30. Donor service hours are Monday from 10 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. and from 2:45 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Tuesday to Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. and from 2:45 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. and from 2:45 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Also, the Central Campus will host an extraction room from November 2 to 6 on the first floor of the Central building next to the Meeting Room, with donor service hours on Monday from 10:00 to 13:45 and from 14:45 to 20:00, from Tuesday to Thursday from 8.30 a.m. to 1.45 p.m. and from 2.45 p.m. to 8.00 p.m. and on Friday from 8.30 a.m. to 1.45 p.m. and from 2.45 p.m. to 7.30 p.m.
The week of November 9 to 13 will be the turn of the Guajara Campus, where an ICHH team will be installed in the annex to the Lecture Hall, in room 3.3. Donor service hours at this point will be Monday from 10 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. and from 2:45 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Tuesday to Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. and from 2:45 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. and from 2:45 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. .
Finally, the last week of the campaign the ICHH will visit the Ofra Campus on November 16 and 17, where blood can be donated in the Board Room of the Faculty of Health Sciences, Medicine Section, on Monday from 10:00 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. and on Tuesday from 8:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.
Finally, the Santa Cruz Campus will host an extraction room on November 18 and 19 in the Study Room of the Naval Nautical, Machinery and Radioelectronics Section of the Higher Polytechnic School of Engineering, on the Paso Alto Auxiliary Road, in Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Donor service hours will be on Wednesday from 09:30 to 13:45 and Thursday from 08:30 to 13:15.