The Regional Center for Blood Transfusion of Malaga will locate this Wednesday 18, Thursday 19 and Friday 20 August a mobile unit to donate blood in Mijas, as reported by the mayor of Health, María del Carmen González.
Specifically, this Wednesday and Thursday will be located around the Costa Mijas shopping center, in Las Lagunas, while Friday will move to La Cala de Mijas Cultural Center.
“We want to do a appeal to neighbors to attend those days at any of the points established to make donations. We must remember the urgent need for blood in the province, since the reserve levels are low and we must guarantee the supply of the hospitals in Malaga. Between all of us we can help, “said the councilor.
Thus, the mobile unit located in Las Lagunas on August 18 and 19 will be both in schedule in the morning from 10:00 to 14:00 and in the afternoon from 17:30 to 21:30; While Friday 20, in La Cala de Mijas, it will only be in the afternoon.
Likewise, to guarantee security measures, people interested in donating they can make an appointment by calling 951 03 41 20 or 951 03 41 21, he explained in a statement.
It should be noted that Malaga blood reserves They are low, so donations are essential to be able to meet all the needs for blood products in hospitals in the province. An extreme situation that causes the need for blood donation of all blood groups.
The only ones requirements to donate blood They are those of being between 18 and 65 years old, weighing more than 50 kilos and enjoying good health. If in doubt, the unit’s medical staff will decide if the donation is viable or not.
In Malaga 250 bags are needed daily to maintain sufficient demand. “The contribution of donors is essential for health care that saves hundreds of lives every day,” said González.