Barangay 3 officials, with representatives of the City Health Office, conducted a bloodletting activity today, February 23, on the 2nd floor of the said barangay’s hall.

At least 42 out of 89 volunteered donors successfully donated blood of types A, B, AB, and O.

Aside from the Barangay 3 officials, tanods, and residents, representatives of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology, Philippine National Police, Tau Gamma Phi, Alpha Sigma Phi, Alpha Phi Omega, Motorcab Driver Association of People’s Park, and local government offices also participated in the bloodletting.

Donors undergo necessary screenings such as blood pressure checks, blood tests, and health history checks before proceeding to the actual bloodletting.

Blood donors also received two kilos of rice from the barangay.

Barangay 3 Punong Barangay Jorge Desamparado said the annual activity is their support to the San Carlos City government in saving lives thru the provision of varieties of blood to patients who needed blood transfusion, especially those confined at the San Carlos City Hospital.

Desamparado urged the people of San Carlos, especially the residents of Brgy. 3 to participate in donating blood to help save lives.

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