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Temple VA hosts blood drive on June 3 in collaboration with Carter Blood Care

Posted at 2:21 PM, May 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-22 15:21:37-04

TEMPLE, TX — Due to a critical level of blood inventory, Central Texas Veterans Health Care System (CTVHCS) and Carter Blood Care have teamed up to sponsor a blood drive Wednesday, June 3, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Olin E. Teague Veterans’ Medical Center.

The blood drive will be at 1902 Veterans Memorial Drive in Temple, Texas.

The Carter Blood Care bus will be deployed to the medical center and set up in the Valet Parking entry area adjacent to the Teague Hospital, Building 204.

"Blood donors can donate blood every 56 days, so we encourage donors to schedule a time to donate blood," the Central Texas VA said.

In accordance to CDC guidelines in response to the novel coronavirus and adherence to physical distancing, please schedule your donation time, by visiting here or calling Adele Warner at 254-743-0520.

Donors must go through the screening point at the Avenue U gate, wear a face covering while on the CTVHCS campus, and tell the screeners they are there to donate blood.

No one under the age of 18, including infants, are allowed.

This drive is open to all Veterans, employees, and the general public.