"Many red days to the already strained blodlager."
"Sweden is self-sufficient in blood but with a very narrow margin," says Karolina Blom Wiberg at the Swedish blood centre."
"In many regions and county levels are low."
"During easter week to take in many långledigt and there will be less blood than usual to the country's blood bank. Blood is a perishable product and the coverage can be at least as great during the holidays as during the regular weeks."
"During flu season, it is, for example, many who can't give blood, we need more registered donors," says Karolina Blom Wiberg, head of communications at the transfusion center in the county."
"In several provinces there is an acute lack or very low levels of certain blood groups. Even if the county councils and regions to help each other when needed so I urge all blood establishments now their donors to give blood before the passover."
"– We want it to always be well-stocked in our warehouse, especially before long weekends and holiday periods."
"a visit to a blood centre takes 30-45 minutes, of which the actual donation takes 10 minutes. The remaining time is spent to fill in a health declaration and health talks with nurse. It is also good to take it easy for a little while afterwards, " explains Karolina Blom Wiberg."
"– It must be safe, both for the blood and for the one who gives."
" Three people can be helped by a single donation of blood because the blood is divided into plasma, red blood cells and platelets (a type of cells in the blood)."
"health Care is dependent on that there will be new blood. An accident or an operation in which in the event of a major bleeding can have a large effect on the regional blodlagren."
"– We send out reminders to those we already have registered, but we would really need more blood donors, " says Karolina Blom Wiberg."
"If you are between 18 and 60 years old, is healthy and not suffering from any chronic disease, chances are you can give blood."
"At every opportunity gives you 4.5 dl of blood. It is about a tenth of the blood in your body."
"All the blood that is left will be tested so that it does not contain any blood."
"Women can donate blood three times a year and men can donate blood four times per year. There are no requirements that you must leave the blood a certain number of times."
"some transfusion centres have drop-in, while others want you to book a time. Information is available on the website where you choose the county."