The National blood transfusion service rolled out a VERY IMPORTANT MESSAGE!

It reads: “This morning we received a request for 40 bags of O Positive blood from Mater Dei Hospital. We appreciate your support in this moment of solidarity.”

In the meantime they reassured the general public that blood donation is safe “At this point in which one is more or less in the dilemma of whether or not to donate blood, one should feel comfortable coming forward because the National Blood Transfusion Service is taking all necessary measures to protected both donors and the professionals who assist them. Thank you on behalf of those who are waiting for blood transfusions ”

We encourage anyone in good health to donate blood. Remember to take your ID card with you!