Guadarrama seeks to overcome the challenge of 100 blood donations

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The blood donation challenge can be overcome tomorrow Saturday

Reaching 100 donations or exceeding them is the challenge in which the residents of Guadarrama will be able to participate tomorrow, Saturday, January 28. A Red Cross blood donation unit and the Community of Madrid Blood Transfusion Center will be installed in the town.

An opportunity for solidarity to which the Restaurant “La Chimenea” in Guadarrama has also joined. He has offered a meal for two people that will be raffled among those who come to donate to add to the prize of saving lives. The bases to participate are collected at

100 blood donations in Guadarrama

Thus, the challenge of blood donations in Guadarrama can be faced with the unit that will be installed in the Plaza Mayor of Guadarrama from 10:15 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. and from 5:15 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.

The requirements for those who are interested in collaborating are simply to be between 18 and 65 years old, weigh more than 50 kilos and be in good health. Women can make up to three donations and men four donations per year. Regarding the measures imposed by COVID-19, for donors confirmed positive for COVID-19, and who have been asymptomaticit should be remembered that the exclusion period to donate will be seven days from diagnosis. For those confirmed positive with symptoms mild or moderatethe exclusion period will be seven days since the disappearance of symptoms; and for donors with symptoms graves or who have required hospital admission, the exclusion period is 14 days from the end of symptoms and/or from discharge.

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At present, the Community of Madrid needs to replenish blood reserves, especially for groups B- which remains in red; donations urgently needed, in yellow 0-, A+, 0+ and reserves in green for A-, AB-, AB+, B+. No.o Extra donations are needed, but the usual ones for each day (900 in total from all groups).

Donating blood is a very simple act of solidarity, it barely takes 20 minutes and with a single donation you can cure or improve the health of three patients.

People who wish to go to donate, and cannot at this appointment, can consult all the addresses and hours at

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