Dallas Blood Drive Looking For Donations This April

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If you’re in or around Dallas, Texas, the Red Cross needs your help with blood donations this April. There are countless Dallas blood drives taking place. Here’s what you need to know:

  • Donors need to schedule an appointment via the¬†Red Cross App, or by calling 1-800-RED CROSS.
  • All blood types are needed, especially type O.
  • Donors need to be 17-years-old and weigh at least 110 pounds.
  • You’ll need picture identification such as a driver’s license or an employee badge.
  • And remember to eat a good meal and drink plenty of water prior to the donation.

Important: Red Cross blood drives follow coronavirus safety protocols. This includes temperature screening, social distancing, and face-coverings for donors and staff.

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Dallas Blood Drive Dates

4/11/2021: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Lovers Lane United Methodist Church, 9200 Inwood Road

4/14/2021: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Crescent Real Estate, 200 Crescent Court

4/16/2021: 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, 2525 Wycliff

4/16/2021: 11:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., Lowe’s Dallas, 6011 Lemmon Avenue

4/16/2021: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m., White Rock Family YMCA, 7112 Gaston Avenue

4/17/2021: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Friendship-West Baptist Church, 2020 W Weatland Rd

4/18/2021: 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., Christ Episcopal Church, 534 West 10th Street

4/18/2021: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., American Red Cross Dallas Chapter, 2055 Kendall Dr.

4/19/2021: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., American Red Cross Dallas Chapter, 2055 Kendall Drive

4/20/2021: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Royal Lane Baptist Church, 6707 Royal Ln

4/20/2021: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Dallas Love Field Airport, 8008 Herb Kelleher Way

4/22/2021: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., Energy Transfer, 8111 Westchester Drive

More locations may have been added since the first announcement. To see if there are more head over to the Red Cross website.

COVID-19 Antibody Test Results

The COVID-19 pandemic has depleted the nation’s blood supply and your Red Cross blood donations will go towards recovering those supplies.

Full disclosure: All donations will be tested for COVID-19 antibodies. If antibodies are found, plasma from the donation may be used in convalescent treatments for COVID-19 patients.

All COVID-19 antibody test results will be available to donors within two weeks via the Red Cross Blood Donor App or online donor portal.

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