South Texas Community Drives

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Give Blood. Save Texans.

We’re calling on our South Texas community to give blood and help prevent a secondary public health emergency.

With the support of the communities we serve, the South Texas Blood & Tissue Center will be hosting several appointment-only community blood drives in South Texas at large venues throughout June.

Holding a blood drive at these large venues, by appointment only, will provide the space and a controlled flow of donors that will allow us to follow social distancing guidelines, with adequate space between check-in areas, chairs and donor beds.

Find a Blood Drive Below

Save time by filling out your pre-donation health questionnaire electronically before donating the same day of your donation. Click here.

If a blood drive is full, consider booking an appointment for the next available drive. To schedule an appointment at a donor room, click here

San Antonio

Mayor Ron Nirenberg has designated blood donation as an essential city function and donors are exempt from the “Stay Home, Work Safe Order” announced by San Antonio and Bexar County. 

Milberger's Landscaping and Nursery (map of location here)
Saturday, June 6 | Schedule Here

All presenting donors score:

Cowboy's Alamo City Harley Davidson (map of location here)
Saturday, June 20 | Schedule Here

All presenting donors score:

Krispy Kreme De Zavala (map of location here)
Tuesday, June 30 | Schedule Here

All presenting donors score:

Garden Ridge

Garden Ridge Community Center (map of location here)
Saturday, June 13 | Schedule Here

All presenting donors score:

Hill Country

Wednesday, June 10 

Bandera | Lowe's Market (map of location here) | Schedule Here

Thursday, June 11

Boerne | Walmart (map of location here) | Schedule Here
Fredericksburg | Walmart (map of location here) | Schedule Here
Kerrville | Walmart (map of location here) | Schedule Here

All presenting donors score:

Jourdanton

Atascosa County Sheriff's Department (map of location here)
Friday, June 12 | Schedule Here

All presenting donors score:

Laredo

United Middle School (map of location here)
Thursday, June 11 | Schedule Here

All presenting donors score:

Live Oak

Wayland Baptist University (map of location here)
Thursday, June 18 | Schedule Here

All presenting donors score:

Lubbock

South Plains Mall (map of location here)
Saturday, June 27 | Schedule Here

All presenting donors score:

  • Premiere Cinemas movie ticket
  • Earn points & choose from hundreds of gift cards or STBTC merch! Learn more at  SouthTexasBlood.org/Rewards

Schertz

City of Schertz (map of location here)
Wednesday, June 10 | Schedule Here

All presenting donors score:

Crosspoint Fellowship Church (map of location here)
Sunday, June 14 | Schedule Here

All presenting donors score:

Selma

Selma City Offices (map of location here)
Wednesday, June 10 | Schedule Here

All presenting donors score:

Uvalde

Town House Restaurant (map of location here)
Saturday, June 20 | Schedule Here

All presenting donors score:

Universal City

Kitty Hawk Event Center (map of location here)
Wednesday, June 24 | Schedule Here

All presenting donors score:


How STBTC is keeping donors safe

Below you will also find the safety protocols we've implemented at every blood drive and donor room. For more information about the coronavirus, visit: SouthTexasBlood.org/Coronavirus

  • Temperature check prior to check-in.

  • For the safety of donors and our staff, our team members are wearing masks and we ask that donors wear one as well. If a donor doesn't have a mask at check-in, one will be offered.
  • Additional hand sanitation stations at check-in and throughout the donation process.

  • Designated donor screening areas, sanitized after every use. Potential donors are asked questions concerning recent travel as well as given a mini-physical.

  • Individuals who meet travel, evaluation or potential exposure criteria identified by the CDC over the course of the past 28 days are advised not to donate. This is being done as a cautionary measure since respiratory viruses are not known to be transmitted by blood donation or transfusion.

  • Donor beds are sanitized after each donation.

  • Each donation collection kit is new, single-use and unopened until the time of use.

  • STBTC staff have been instructed to remain home if they are ill, until 24 hours after a fever has resolved.

  • All our drives and donor rooms have information sheets about steps to take to help prevent the spread of the new coronavirus.

  • STBTC staff have been instructed to avoid travel to locations where there are known outbreaks of COVID-19, and to self-quarantine, if they have visited a country the CDC has identified a site of a significant outbreak.

Help us spread the word

Use our social media resources to spread the word about this month's 'thank you gift' and to encourage others to donate blood.

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Tag us @connectforlife and feel free to use the following hashtag to help build an online conversation: #UniteforTexas

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