Save a life: give blood. The Southwest Blood & Tissue Center's bloodmobile will be taking blood donations from adults, age 17 or more, who weigh at least 110 pounds. Please bring a photo ID. To sign up, call the Igo Library at 210-207-9080.
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Written by BioBridge Global on Jun 2 2015 - 2:51pm
For three years, Krystal Sanchez coordinated South Texas Blood & Tissue Center (STBTC) drives for her San Antonio employer, donating and encouraging colleagues to join her. “I never thought I would become a patient who would need a blood transfusion,” she said. But that changed earlier this year when Sanchez underwent an emergency cesarean section. Afterward, she felt so weak she could not hold her baby.
Written by Guest (not verified) on Aug 28 2014 - 2:31pm
The South Texas Blood & Tissue Center (STBTC) will be one of the first blood banks to use the VeinViewer Flex, a product of Christie Medical, to help make blood donations more comfortable for young donors. “With some donors, it’s difficult to find small veins for donation,” said Brian Clark, director of Donor Services at STBTC. “This technology we’ve invested in will help our phlebotomists find the right vein to help minimize discomfort during donation.”
Written by JamiAlise on Dec 20 2013 - 12:12pm
The demand for donated blood rises every holiday season. You can make the difference to patients this winter by giving of your time to donate blood. One unit of blood could save up to three lives. Give the best gift a patient is waiting for - the gift of life. Find more days and times with the South Test Blood & Tissue Center. Find a blood drive near you on the map below.
Written by Amanda Evrard on Jul 21 2011 - 1:05pm
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