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Community Blood Drive at CRH

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Cuero Regional Hospital will host a Community Blood Drive presented by South Texas Blood & Tissue Center on Thursday, July 18 from 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. in the Education Classroom at Cuero Regional Hospital, located at 2550 N. Esplanade in Cuero. Donors will receive a coupon for a free burger from Whataburger and a free movie pass from Cinemark.

For those wishing to donate, consider the following before you give blood:

  • Eat an iron-rich meal before you donate
  • Drink 8-10 glasses of fluid 1-2 days before you give to help make your veins more visible and to help you feel more energized after you donate.
  • Avoid aspirin products or blood thinning medications for two days prior to donation.
  • Provide consent signed by your parents if you are 16 years old.
  • Questions on eligibility or need to ask about a specific medication? Call 800 – 292-5534 ext. 2243

A single blood donation can save up to three lives. This donation can be repeated as often as every 56 days, according to the South Texas Blood & Tissue Center’s website.

Give the gift of life and donate at this community blood drive. For more information, call Kathy Simon with Cuero Regional Hospital at (361) 275- 0510.