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Tehachapi to hold a blood and platelet drive this week

Blood Donation
Posted at 11:34 AM, Mar 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-02 14:34:41-05

The city of Tehachapi is gearing up to hold a blood and platelet drive this week.

The drive is happening Thursday from 11 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. on 490West D Street in Tehachapi. This drive is a partnership between the city and Houchin Blood Bank.

In order to donate, you must be 16-years-old or have a signed parental consent form. You also must weigh at least 100 lbs and be free from cold, flu and all signs of infection.

Eat a meal at least 3 hours prior to donating and drink plenty of water.

Be sure to bring a picture ID.

City of Tehachpai Blood Drive by Anthony Wright on Scribd