Do not let it get anemia this summer

By on June 26, 2017

The blood bank needs to be extra well-filled before the big holiday period starts and many donors go away.

– Before the summer vacation, a lot of blood is needed in the warehouse, as healthcare does not take vacation. Blood is needed every day, year-round, to patients in the county, says Ingrid Engström, Marketing Assistant at Blood Center in Stockholm County.

If you are a blood donor on temporary visits to other parts of the country, there is the possibility of giving blood as guest blood donor in many places in Sweden. On there is information about where to give blood as a guest blood donor.

For those who are left in Stockholm during the summer, there are regular opening hours at Blodcentralen Skanstull, Odenplan and Hötorget. There are three blood buses moving in the county, see current places at

In order to become a blood donor, you must have reached the age of 18 years but not 60 years and weigh more than 50 kilograms.

Blood can not be artificially produced. It can only be given from human to human and is also a fresh product that lasts only six weeks.

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