Hemopa units work this weekend to maintain regular blood supply | For

Hemopa units work this weekend to maintain regular blood supply | For
Hemopa units work this weekend to maintain regular blood supply | For

The units of Fundação Hemopa carry out the blood collection service this Saturday (3) and Sunday (4), in Belém, Capanema, Castanhal and Santarém. The aim is to encourage blood donation to maintain the regularity of the technical stock to meet transfusion requests from the network of public and private hospitals in Pará.

The operation of blood collection in the capital of Pará, at the headquarters of the Hemopa Foundation and at the Castanheira Collection Unit, continues with normal hours, with service from 7:30 am to 5 pm. On Sunday (4), the Castanheira Unit will be open from 10 am to 5 pm.

At the Regional Blood Center of Santarém, blood collection will be held this Saturday, from 8 am to 17 pm.

At Castanhal Regional Blood Center, the blood donation campaign will be from 7 am to 1 pm.

In Capanema, volunteers can go to the municipality’s Hemonúcleo until 17:00 this Saturday (03).

To donate blood you must:

  • Be between 16 and 69 years old (under 18 years old must be accompanied by a legal guardian);
  • Be over 50 pounds;
  • Be well fed (cannot be fasting);
  • Sleep at least 6 hours in the 24 hours before donation;
  • Do not drink alcohol 12 hours before donation;
  • Have an interval of two months between donations for men and three months for women;
  • Those who have been vaccinated against Covid-19 can donate blood, with an interval of two days after each dose for those who received the Coronavac vaccine, and seven days for those who received the other vaccines.

Address of blood collection units:

Belém Blood Center – Travessa Padre Eutíquio, nº 2109, Bairro Batista Campos. Contact: 0800 280 8118.

Castanheira collection point – Highway BB-316, KM-01 – Pórtico Belém, Bairro Castanheira (in front of the entrance to Shopping Castanheira).

Castanhal Blood Center – new address: Rua Quincas Nascimento, nº 521, Bairro Saudade.

Santarém Blood Center – Avenida Frei Vicente, nº 696, between avenues 30 and 31 (Aeroporto Velho). Contact: (93) 3524-7550.

Capanema’s Hemonucleus – Highway BR-308, KM-0, s/n, São Cristóvão. Contact: (91) 98568-3339.

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