Second urgent call for blood – all types needed, donate today

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Urgent call issued for blood of all types, Gozo donation session on TuesdayThe National Blood Donation Service is making a a second urgent appeal for blood, with all blood types needed, for those in Gozo, there is a chance to donate today at Xewkija until 5pm.

The Service said that it is currently facing difficulties meeting the demand for blood from hospitals, even though over the past week hundreds of donations have been made.

The Service will also be holding another blood donation session in Gozo this Sunday, the 3rd of March.

It is calling on residents of Gozo who are healthy to donate blood, between 1:00pm and 5:00pm – last registration is 5:00pm – at the District Health Centre in Xewkija, to help the Service meet this urgent demand.

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 who intends to donate.

To find out if you are eligible to donate blood please see here.

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