Voluntary blood donation for the “Agia Sofia” Children’s Hospital

At the initiative of the Attica Region, a voluntary blood donation will be organized tomorrow, February 14, at the Indoor Gymnasium of St. Petersburg to cover the needs of the “Agia Sofia” Children’s Hospital.

The Region of Attica, in collaboration with “All Together We Can”, the Medical Association of Athens and with the support of the Cycling Road Association of St. Petersburg and the Sub-Region of the Western Sector of Athens, tomorrow, Sunday 14 February, organizes voluntary blood donation in K NIKOS PAXIMADAS “(Costa Varnali and Vergas Petersburg), at 10:00 a.m. until 02:00 p.m.

The action is also supported by the National Organization of Public Health, the National Blood Donation Center, the Children’s Hospital “Agia Sofia” and the Panhellenic Federation of Volunteer Blood Donors (POSEA). The coordination from the side of the Attica Region is the special Sports Associate of the Attica Regional Governor, Ch. Galanopoulou.

In his message, the Attica Regional Governor G. Patoulis points out the following:

“We call on our fellow citizens to call for humanity and solidarity, so that together we can strengthen the umbrella of protection of our most vulnerable fellow human beings. The Attica Region stands by and makes every effort in order to have a blood supply, which will help the medical staff to cope with the increased needs of society. “

A. Leotsakos, Deputy Regional Director of the Department, emphasizes: “In this difficult period, we must support our fellow human beings in need, actively contributing to the effort of the Attica Regional Governor through blood donation, which is an act of offering, love and social solidarity.”

How to move voluntary blood donors

Note that all blood protection measures against covid-19 are strictly observed during blood donation. According to an announcement issued by POSEA on how to move voluntary blood donors, the following are highlighted:

“Volunteer Blood Donors should have with them their police ID or other public document proving their identity and a simple personal and signed statement stating that they are moving to donate blood voluntarily, in the area where the Voluntary Blood Donation takes place. or by Voluntary Blood Donor Associations or by another Institution, the exact place and time of the Blood Donation. They can also ask for a Certificate from the Blood Donation Service that carries out the blood sampling for their return to their home “.

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