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City of Tehachapi to host blood drive today

Posted at 8:27 PM, May 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-19 14:29:33-04

TEHACHAPI, Calif. — Houchin Community Blood Bank is in Tehachapi today, May 19th from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. to host a blood and platelet drive.

HCBB, in collaboration with the Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Parks District and the City of Tehachapi, will bring multiple buses to ensure social distancing and the Aspen Gymnasium will be utilized for the platelet portion of the drive. The community event will be at the West Park, Aspen Gym parking lot at 410 West D Street in Tehachapi.

Anyone wishing to donate blood or platelets is encouraged to sign up ahead of time at and click on blood drives to reserve a time.

For more information on donating and a complete list of blood drives go to