The British Virgin Islands Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) is urgently asking persons within the community that have Type O- Negative Blood to report to the hospital immediately and donate blood to the Lab.
Persons between the ages of 18 to 65, more than 110 pounds, in good health, and did not suffer with an illness within the last month can contact the Lab at 852-7571 or 852-7572.
All blood types are welcomed, however persons with Type O- Negative are strongly encouraged at this time to donate immediately as the Hospital is in urgent need at this time.
The Lab at Peebles Hospital collects and stores healthy blood that will be used in the event that a blood transfusion is needed. Blood transfusions are needed when an individual have depleted their level of blood to below the level to sustain life.
The British Virgin Islands Health Services Authority is committed to delivering excellent, compassionate, and client-centred healthcare in the Virgin Islands.