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Blood dontion and COVID-19

During the situation of the COVID-19 pandemic declared by the World Health Organization, the health of donors and recipients remain an important task for the Blood Service.

During the situation of the COVID-19 pandemic declared by the World Health Organization, the health of donors and recipients remain an important task for the Blood Service.

All measures, such as sanitizing, ventilation, mask regime, additional examinations of medical personnel to counteract the spread of coronavirus have been strengthened at stations and in blood transfusion offices. The latest data on the situation with COVID-19 in Russia and the world are available on the web site стопкоронавирус.рф.

However, blood is always needed to preserve life and to improve the quality of health, regardless of the pandemic. The key to success in providing the state with donor blood is in the regularity of procurement, the formation of plenty regular donors and the constant replenishment of newcomers.

“We kindly ask if you feel healthy, please not to refuse from the blood donation and coordinate visits with the needs of Blood service in your region. For your help, there is the donor traffic light on the portal of the Blood Services -” – from the statement of the National Health Development Fund.

During your visit the Blood Service, it is recommended to take usual precautions in crowded places at the time of infectious diseases: wash (disinfect) hands more often, do not touch exposed surfaces (door handles, elevator buttons, etc.) with unprotected hands - use gloves, disposable wipes; try not to touch the face, use medical masks. Read more about preventive measures on the websites of the Ministry of Health and Rospotrebnadzor.

“At this difficult time, patients who are preparing for planned surgical operations, labor, patients with certain diseases, including blood diseases still need blood and its components. The responsible donor plans donations and gives blood in accordance with the needs of the Blood Services, which during a pandemic cannot be moved away. Together we will help people stay healthy!” – from the statement of The National Health Development Fund.

On May 21, 2021, at 18:00 (Moscow time), the Volunteer Center of the Moscow City University will host a blood donation quiz on VKontakte. The winners will receive gifts from the organizers and the National Health Fund - the board game “Equivoki. Russian donor ".
Within the framework of the XIII International Salon "Integrated Security - 2021", which took place in the city of Kubinka, Moscow Region, a charity donor campaign was held. Specialists from all departments of the EMERCOM of Russia took part, together with representatives of the Department of Educational, Scientific, and Technical Activities.
The head of the Federal Medical and Biological Agency Veronika Igorevna Skvortsova and the head of the Republic of Bashkortostan Radiy Khabirov opened the XIII All-Russian Forum of the Blood Service, which took place in Ufa on the eve of the National Donor Day.
On April 5, 2021, the IX All-Russian Prize for Contribution to the Development of Blood Donation "Souchastie" starts. The "Souchastie" Prize is a sign of public recognition and the importance of the institution of donating blood and its components, the contribution of donors, doctors, volunteers and organizers of the donor movement, journalists, the non-profit and business sector, donation activists in the development of Russia, health and ensuring the life and safety of its citizens. The application period for the award will last from April 5 to June 25, the results of the award will be announced in September 2021 in Moscow.
In January 2021, the VI Moscow donor marathon “Touch the heart. Donation 2021” started and will last until November 18.
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