The BRK is happy about a record result: 127 people came to Geretsried to blood as many donations as never before. Vitus Adlwarth from the CRPD has for the rush of a statement.
Geretsried – Up to far on the road, in addition to a donation appointment, were at the recent blood in the Isardamm elementary school, the queue of people. What was particularly striking: Among those who were Waiting very many young people. This impression Vitus Adlwarth, division Manager for the BRK blood donor service in the district confirmed. "A total of 127 people came to donate blood, including 35 first-time donors. These are sensational Figures, it was up to date in Geretsried never“, reports Adlwarth.
Geretsried: About 20 percent of first time donors
This is true both for the total number of blood donors as well as the proportion of first time donors of over 20 percent. Usually the call of the Bavarian Red cross in Geretsried between 90 and 100 people to follow.
As the reason for the huge rush Adlwarth suspected in the first place, the Corona-pandemic: "a Lot of people go to donate now, consistently, to the blood, because you want to do something Good." And this is right and important. Because after the Lockdown, everything is up and running again slowly. Accidents and operations, and cancer patients need to be cared for. "That's why we need more blood."
the reason for the enormous onslaught: probably Corona
During the Corona-crisis is to donate the blood with a little more effort than usual associated. As anywhere, the mask is mandatory. For all donors as a fever is measured. The bread of time as a thank you, must rules of Hygiene and distance, however, cease to apply.
This item regrets Adlwarth, especially: "Now all the people are so hardworking and we can provide you only a bottle of water and a granola bar." The Geretsrieder this seems to be from your commitment not to hold.
In an Interview with our newspaper Vitus clarifies Adlwarth about the myths and truths via the blood donations.
The next blood donation appointment is on Thursday, 13. August, from 16 to 20 o'clock in the isardamm school.Updated Date: 28 June 2020, 13:33