Blood Donors Month in Dumaguete
Donating Blood in Dumaguete is at various hospitals possible. The donations are most of the time urgently needed. However, the DC Team witnessed how the blood-mafia works at a hospital in Dumaguete and therefore supports regular blood donations at the Red Cross Chapter Negros Oriental. Red Cross Dumaguete is always very helpful to get going.
The month of July is under a special theme:
Safe Blood for Saving Mothers – Give Blood for those who give Life
Blood Donor at Red Cross in Dumaguete need to fulfill following qualification:
Any Valid ID – This can be but is not limited to:
- Driver’s License
- Voter’s ID
- School or Company ID
- NBI Clearance
- NSO Birth Certificate
Age 18 to 59 years old
At least 55 kg or 120 lbs
Not under any medication
No Tooth Extraction at least a year prior to blood donation
Some important reminders for all considering to donate blood:
No Alcoholic beverages a day before blood donation.
Enough sleep on the night before blood donation.
Eat a full meal with non- fatty or oily food.
Drink lots of water.
For more information and inquiries, please call (035) 225 – 2835 ; 422 – 4553 or visit Red Cross Dumaguete located at Surban Street (formerly Legaspi Street) near Barangay Hall of Poblacion 4 Dumaguete City and Look for Mrs: Louella N. Bael head of The Red Cross Dumaguete City.