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Parets del Vallès Hosts A New Blood Donation Campaign

On Saturday, April 3, the Sala Serra Cooperativa de Parets del Vallès (Vallès Oriental), located in Plaça de la Vila, will host a new blood donation campaign from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. However, from the City Council they explain that, on this occasion, it will not be possible to give plasma due to lack of space.

On the other hand, the organization is evaluating the possibility of making donations every two months to be able to serve all donors in the municipality. Thus, from the consistory they remind that, in order to donate blood, you must reserve an hour in advance through the website of the Banc de Sang i Teixits . In addition, the organization reminds you that you must carry the identification document and not attend on an empty stomach .

Who can donate blood?

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Anyone between the ages of 18 and 70 can donate blood if they weigh more than or equal to 50 kilos and are in good health. Women can give a maximum of three times a year and men four. In addition, the organization emphasizes that a minimum of two months must pass between donation and donation , “both for the safety of the donor and the recipient,” they point out.

In addition, before the donation, a medical interview is carried out where the pressure of the donor and the hemoglobin level are checked.It may interest you

People who have passed the covid-19 can also donate blood , however, if they have suffered the coronavirus or have been in close contact with a positive person, they will have to wait a month to give blood. In fact, “donors who have passed the coronavirus are being sought because it is proving that it is going very well to save other lives,” they influence from the organization.

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