Canaries urgently need A + and O + blood

The Canarian Institute of Hemodonation and Hemotherapy has made an urgent appeal to the population to donate blood from the groups A + and O +.

From the institute’s own social networks they explain that to make donations at this time marked by the Covid pandemic, you have to make an appointment at the 012 or by phone: 922 470 012/928 301 012

The hours to donate blood is Monday through Friday, from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

To donate blood in the Canary Islands, the requirements are to be between 18 and 65 years old, in good general health, weigh more than 50 kilos and, in the case of women, not be pregnant.

In the current circumstances, specific requirements related to the protocol for protection against covid-19 must be met, which are not to present cough or respiratory symptoms, not having been diagnosed or having been in contact with people affected by Covid19 and not having traveled outside the Canary Islands in the last 14 days.

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