Blood donations still needed

The South Texas Blood & Tissue Center has planned multiple blood drives in Northside ISD as the need for blood continues amid the coronavirus pandemic. 

Blood donation has been designated as an essential public health activity and the Center needs the community to continue to donate blood to prevent shortages, especially during this time.  

Jay High School cafeteria 

Dates/Times: Tuesday, May 26 and Wednesday, May 27, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. (by appointment only)

Address: 7611 Marbach Road, 78227

Stevens High School cafeteria

Dates/Times: Friday, May 29 and Saturday, May 30, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. (by appointment only)

Address: 600 N. Ellison Drive, 78251

Donors need to make appointments in advance to avoid crowding and abide by social distancing guidelines. 

Donors can receive items such as H-E-B gift cards, Valero fuel cards, coupons for free car washes, or a choice of an e-gift card.