Blood Drive During Bike Month

Date: Saturday, May. 18, 2019


Location: Houchin Community Blood Bank

Cost: Special

Description: You can save multiple lives by donating blood during Bike Month 2019! Bike Bakersfield, Kern County Asthma Coalition and Houchin Community Blood Bank are partnering at the NEW Bolthouse Donor Center on Bolthouse Dr.
Giving blood is a priceless gift we can offer to those who are sick or injured.

Help us reach our goal of 30 individual donors! In celebration of Bike Month and encouraging physical activity (for kids, not donors), we will have roller races, a bike rodeo, minor bike repairs and will be handing out helmets.

Please register for this event here, and Houchin will contact you to schedule an appointment for May 18th:

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About Donating Blood From Houchin Community Blood Bank

In less than one hour, blood donors can save up to three lives. Blood Donation usually takes 30 to 45 minutes to give blood, from registration through snacks. It’s safe and simple!

To give blood, you must be 18 years or older and present a picture ID that shows date of birth. Sixteen and 17 year olds can donate with a Parental Consent for Minors form available at the following link:

Donors must weigh at least 110 pounds and feel healthy, with no cold or flu symptoms. There is a very short list of medicines which keep you from donating provided by the Food and Drug Administration. The Medication Deferral List is available at the following link:

If you have questions regarding your eligibility to donate blood, please call 661-323-4222 or toll free 1-877-364-5844.

Blood Drive During Bike Month

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