News Release: PAGET, Bermuda – Bermuda Hospitals Board (BHB) is urging residents with O positive blood type to donate blood.

BHB Consultant Haematologist Dr Eyitayo Fakunle said: “We are in need of O positive blood due to a recent emergency that made our stock lower than we would have anticipated.”

If you are unsure about your blood type but are willing to donate, please contact the Bermuda Blood Donor Centre at [441] 236-5067 or blood.donor@bhb.bm, by WhatsApp at (441) 533-9553. Appointments are preferred, although walk-ins are accepted.

The Bermuda Blood Donor Centre is located at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital and is open Monday through Thursday from 8:30am to 2:30pm, and on Friday from 8:30am to 1pm. It is closed on weekends and public holidays, including this Friday, November 11.

The Bermuda Blood Donor Centre team thanks the community for their kind assistance in ensuring they can continue to save lives.

More information about blood donation is available online at bermudahospitals.bm/be-a-donor.