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UTHealth School of Dentistry to host blood drive June 22

Published: May 27, 2021 by Kyle Rogers

The Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center will conduct a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 22. The drive will be held in the Blood Center’s donor coach outside UTHealth School of Dentistry.
The Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center will conduct a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 22. The drive will be held in the Blood Center’s donor coach outside UTHealth School of Dentistry. Photo by Brian Schnupp.

With National Give Blood Day in June, UTHealth School of Dentistry at Houston will host a blood drive in conjunction with Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 22.

Donors must be at least 18 years old and present valid ID. Appointments are strongly encouraged and may be made online.

More than 800 donations per day are needed by patients in the Texas Gulf Coast region. One blood donation can help save up to three lives.

To schedule your appointment, please visit Go.uth.edu/blood-drive. For more information, contact Stefanie Villafana at 346-320-7453 or svillafana@giveblood.org.

UTHealth School of Dentistry routinely holds blood drives throughout the calendar year. At its March 2 date, 32 units of blood were collected, which will be used to save 96 lives. Additional blood drive dates in 2021 are as follows:

  • Tuesday, Sept. 21
  • Tuesday, Dec. 21
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