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Cyprus-wide blood donation planned for Monday in response to Blood Bank appeal

Blood donation events are scheduled for Monday, March 16 across Cyprus organised by political party Akel in response to the Blood Bank’s dramatic warning earlier this week that supplies are running low.

The Blood Bank assured the public that all locations conducting blood donations are taking all necessary precautions to protect the public against Coronavirus.

Blood donors can participate in Monday’s donations as follows:


Engomi Health Centre from 8 am to 8 pm/ Contact telephone: 22762868


Former Kato Varosha Coop bank from 8 am to 8 pm / Contact telephone: 24652821


Panayia Eleousa Church, Liopetri from 8 am to 8 pm / Contact telephone: 24653758


Saint George Havouza Church from 8 am to 8 pm / Contact telephone: 25370404


Apostolos Pavlos and Varnavas Church (Ellados Avenue) from 8 am to 3 pm / Contact telephone: 26932204

It is noted that persons who travelled abroad, have symptoms of a respiratory illness and people who came into contact with a suspect or verified Coronavirus case are temporarily excluded from blood donations for 28 days.

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