Webb County to host blood drive

By: Matt McGovern Email
By: Matt McGovern Email

LAREDO, TEXAS (Webb County) - The Webb County Administrative Services Department is teaming up with the South Texas Blood & Tissue Center to hold a “Drop In, Lei Back and Donate” blood drive this Tuesday, August 26, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

The drive, which is open to the public, will be held the Webb County Court House parking located at 1000 Houston Street.

Donors must be at least 16 years of age, weigh at least 120 pounds (with parental consent form), or at least 17 years old weighing 110 pounds, and in good general health to donate blood. It is recommended that donors eat and drink plenty of fluids before the donation process.

For their efforts, all donors will receive a t-shirt, a mini-physical and the satisfying feeling of saving lives.

For additional information you can contact Gaby Villarreal at 523-4143 or log on to http://southtexasblood.org/.


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