The summer months are now upon us, with many people taking their holidays during the month of August, meaning that there is often a shortage of blood donors.
However this does not stop the constant need for blood and to meet these demands, as well as to help maintain a good blood reserve, the National Blood Donation Service will be holding blood donation sessions in Gozo throughout August
The service is inviting the public on Gozo to donate blood on one of the dates shown below, at the District Health Centre in Xewkija.
The Centre is located in Triq tall- Hamrija, between the Primary School and the Bocci Club.
Sundays – Last registration 1:00pm
5th August from 8: 00am to 1: 00pm
12th August from 8: 00am to 1: 00pm
19th August from 8: 00am to 1: 00pm
Tuesday – Last registration 5:00pm
28th August from 1: 00pm-5: 00pm.
It is important to always take your Identity Card, or Driving License or Maltese Passport and to drink plenty of water beforehand.
The Service thanks everyone in advance who intends to donate.
To find out if you are eligible to donate blood please see here .