American Association of Blood Banks (AABB) 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting

October 3 October 5

The 2020 AABB Annual Meeting will bring together the latest research and practice-changing resources from experts in roles across the blood and biotherapies community.

Dub Farris Athletic Complex Blood Drive

October 7 @ 1:00 pm October 8 @ 2:00 pm

Give Blood. Make a Difference!

We’re calling on our South Texas community to give blood and help patients.

The South Texas Blood & Tissue Center will be hosting an appointment-only community blood drive at the Dub Farris Athletic Complex Gymnasium on Wednesday, Oct. 7 from 1 to 6 p.m. and Thursday, Oct. 8 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

All blood donation will undergo FREE COVID-19 antibody test. Results will be available online within a week after your donation. Learn more at  SouthTexasBlood.org/Testing

Save time by filling out your pre-donation health questionnaire electronically before donating the same day of your donation. Click here.


ALL PRESENTING DONORS RECEIVE: 

Earn points & choose from hundreds of gift cards or STBTC merch! Learn more at  SouthTexasBlood.org/Rewards


How STBTC is keeping donors safe

Below you will also find the safety protocols we’ve implemented at every blood drive and donor room. For more information about the coronavirus, visit: SouthTexasBlood.org/Coronavirus

  • Temperature check prior to check-in.
  • All staff and donors are required to wear masks, any donor without a mask will be offered one at check-in.
  • Additional hand sanitation stations at check-in and throughout the donation process.
  • Staff members change gloves and sanitize surfaces in the screening area between donors.
  • Potential donors are asked questions concerning recent travel as well as given a mini-physical.
  • Individuals who meet travel, evaluation or potential exposure criteria identified by the CDC over the course of the past 28 days are advised not to donate. This is being done as a cautionary measure since respiratory viruses are not known to be transmitted by blood donation or transfusion.
  • Donor beds are sanitized after each donation.
  • Each donation collection kit is new, single-use and unopened until the time of use.
  • STBTC staff have been instructed to remain home if they are ill, until 24 hours after a fever has resolved.
  • All our drives and donor rooms have information sheets about steps to take to help prevent the spread of the new coronavirus.
  • STBTC staff have been instructed to avoid travel to locations where there are known outbreaks of COVID-19, and to self-quarantine, if they have visited a country the CDC has identified a site of a significant outbreak.
8400 North Loop 1604 W
San Antonio, Texas 78249 United States
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2020 AATB Annual Meeting

October 13 October 15

The 2020 Virtual AATB Annual Meeting will provide attendees with educational programming focused on ways our industry rose to the challenge of continuing to honor the gift of donation during the pandemic, innovating to adjust business practices to fit with new requirements, and navigating the future. Participants will hear from tissue recipients and donor families, as well as presentations in areas like cutting-edge regulatory issues, diversity and inclusion, birth tissue, quality, and more. 

NISD Paul Taylor Field House Blood Drive

October 14 @ 1:00 pm October 15 @ 2:00 pm

Give Blood. Make a Difference!

We’re calling on our South Texas community to give blood and help patients.

The South Texas Blood & Tissue Center will be hosting an appointment-only community blood drive at the NISD Paul Taylor Field House on Wednesday, Oct. 14 and Thursday, Oct. 15.

All blood donation will undergo FREE COVID-19 antibody test. Results will be available online within a week after your donation. Learn more at  SouthTexasBlood.org/Testing

Save time by filling out your pre-donation health questionnaire electronically before donating the same day of your donation. Click here.

All Presenting Donors Score: 

  • Points that can be redeemed for a gift card of your choice choose from hundreds of retailers and restaurants or STBTC merch! Learn more at  SouthTexasBlood.org/Rewards.

Location:

7001 Culebra
San Antonio, Texas 78238 United States
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How STBTC is keeping donors safe

Below you will also find the safety protocols we’ve implemented at every blood drive and donor room. For more information about the coronavirus, visit: SouthTexasBlood.org/Coronavirus

  • Temperature check prior to check-in.
  • All staff and donors are required to wear masks, any donor without a mask will be offered one at check-in.
  • Additional hand sanitation stations at check-in and throughout the donation process.
  • Staff members change gloves and sanitize surfaces in the screening area between donors.
  • Potential donors are asked questions concerning recent travel as well as given a mini-physical.
  • Individuals who meet travel, evaluation or potential exposure criteria identified by the CDC over the course of the past 28 days are advised not to donate. This is being done as a cautionary measure since respiratory viruses are not known to be transmitted by blood donation or transfusion.
  • Donor beds are sanitized after each donation.
  • Each donation collection kit is new, single-use and unopened until the time of use.
  • STBTC staff have been instructed to remain home if they are ill, until 24 hours after a fever has resolved.
  • All our drives and donor rooms have information sheets about steps to take to help prevent the spread of the new coronavirus.
  • STBTC staff have been instructed to avoid travel to locations where there are known outbreaks of COVID-19, and to self-quarantine, if they have visited a country the CDC has identified a site of a significant outbreak.

Holiday Inn Stone Oak Blood Drive

October 15 @ 11:00 am 4:00 pm

Give Blood. Make a Difference!

We’re calling on our South Texas community to give blood and help patients.

The South Texas Blood & Tissue Center will be hosting an appointment-only community blood drive at Holiday Inn Stone Oak on Thursday, Oct. 15.

All blood donation will undergo FREE COVID-19 antibody test. Results will be available online within a week after your donation. Learn more at  SouthTexasBlood.org/Testing

Save time by filling out your pre-donation health questionnaire electronically before donating the same day of your donation. Click here.

All Presenting Donors Score: 

  • Points that can be redeemed for a gift card of your choice choose from hundreds of retailers and restaurants or STBTC merch! Learn more at  SouthTexasBlood.org/Rewards.

Location:

19280 Redland Rd
San Antonio, Texas 78259 United States
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How STBTC is keeping donors safe

Below you will also find the safety protocols we’ve implemented at every blood drive and donor room. For more information about the coronavirus, visit: SouthTexasBlood.org/Coronavirus

  • Temperature check prior to check-in.
  • All staff and donors are required to wear masks, any donor without a mask will be offered one at check-in.
  • Additional hand sanitation stations at check-in and throughout the donation process.
  • Staff members change gloves and sanitize surfaces in the screening area between donors.
  • Potential donors are asked questions concerning recent travel as well as given a mini-physical.
  • Individuals who meet travel, evaluation or potential exposure criteria identified by the CDC over the course of the past 28 days are advised not to donate. This is being done as a cautionary measure since respiratory viruses are not known to be transmitted by blood donation or transfusion.
  • Donor beds are sanitized after each donation.
  • Each donation collection kit is new, single-use and unopened until the time of use.
  • STBTC staff have been instructed to remain home if they are ill, until 24 hours after a fever has resolved.
  • All our drives and donor rooms have information sheets about steps to take to help prevent the spread of the new coronavirus.
  • STBTC staff have been instructed to avoid travel to locations where there are known outbreaks of COVID-19, and to self-quarantine, if they have visited a country the CDC has identified a site of a significant outbreak.

Timberwood Park HOA Blood Drive

October 15 @ 2:00 pm 7:00 pm

Give Blood. Make a Difference!

We’re calling on our South Texas community to give blood and help patients.

The South Texas Blood & Tissue Center will be hosting an appointment-only community blood drive at Timberwood Park HOA on Thursday, October 15.

All blood donation will undergo FREE COVID-19 antibody test. Results will be available online within a week after your donation. Learn more at  SouthTexasBlood.org/Testing

Save time by filling out your pre-donation health questionnaire electronically before donating the same day of your donation. Click here.

All Presenting Donors Score: 

  • Points that can be redeemed for a gift card of your choice choose from hundreds of retailers and restaurants or STBTC merch! Learn more at  SouthTexasBlood.org/Rewards.

Location:

26631 Timberline Drive
San Antonio, Texas 78260 United States
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How STBTC is keeping donors safe

Below you will also find the safety protocols we’ve implemented at every blood drive and donor room. For more information about the coronavirus, visit: SouthTexasBlood.org/Coronavirus

  • Temperature check prior to check-in.
  • All staff and donors are required to wear masks, any donor without a mask will be offered one at check-in.
  • Additional hand sanitation stations at check-in and throughout the donation process.
  • Staff members change gloves and sanitize surfaces in the screening area between donors.
  • Potential donors are asked questions concerning recent travel as well as given a mini-physical.
  • Individuals who meet travel, evaluation or potential exposure criteria identified by the CDC over the course of the past 28 days are advised not to donate. This is being done as a cautionary measure since respiratory viruses are not known to be transmitted by blood donation or transfusion.
  • Donor beds are sanitized after each donation.
  • Each donation collection kit is new, single-use and unopened until the time of use.
  • STBTC staff have been instructed to remain home if they are ill, until 24 hours after a fever has resolved.
  • All our drives and donor rooms have information sheets about steps to take to help prevent the spread of the new coronavirus.
  • STBTC staff have been instructed to avoid travel to locations where there are known outbreaks of COVID-19, and to self-quarantine, if they have visited a country the CDC has identified a site of a significant outbreak.

Remembrance Celebration

October 16 @ 6:30 pm 7:30 pm

Join us for this virtual event as we give thanks for our loved ones and celebrate the lives they touched. Family and friends are welcome to attend.

Registration is required to join this virtual event. If you have not registered, please do so by clicking below. 

Once you have registered, a link to join the WebEx will be emailed to you. 
Reach out to Susan Smith at 210-757-9428 or by email for more information. 

We Vant Your Blood – Blood Drive at Party City

October 22 @ 1:00 pm 6:00 pm

Give Blood. Make a Difference!

We’re calling on our South Texas community to give blood and help patients.

The South Texas Blood & Tissue Center will be hosting an appointment-only community blood drive at Party City at 5127 Northwest Loop 410 on Thursday, Oct. 22.

All blood donation will undergo FREE COVID-19 antibody test. Results will be available online within a week after your donation. Learn more at  SouthTexasBlood.org/Testing

Save time by filling out your pre-donation health questionnaire electronically before donating the same day of your donation. Click here.

All Presenting Donors Score: 

  • FREE $10 voucher to Party City
  • Entry to win a $50 gift card to Scuzzi’s Italian Restaurant.
  • Points that can be redeemed for a gift card of your choice choose from hundreds of retailers and restaurants or STBTC merch! Learn more at  SouthTexasBlood.org/Rewards.

Location

5127 Northwest Loop 410
San Antonio, Texas 78229 United States
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How STBTC is keeping donors safe

Below you will also find the safety protocols we’ve implemented at every blood drive and donor room. For more information about the coronavirus, visit: SouthTexasBlood.org/Coronavirus

  • Temperature check prior to check-in.
  • All staff and donors are required to wear masks, any donor without a mask will be offered one at check-in.
  • Additional hand sanitation stations at check-in and throughout the donation process.
  • Staff members change gloves and sanitize surfaces in the screening area between donors.
  • Potential donors are asked questions concerning recent travel as well as given a mini-physical.
  • Individuals who meet travel, evaluation or potential exposure criteria identified by the CDC over the course of the past 28 days are advised not to donate. This is being done as a cautionary measure since respiratory viruses are not known to be transmitted by blood donation or transfusion.
  • Donor beds are sanitized after each donation.
  • Each donation collection kit is new, single-use and unopened until the time of use.
  • STBTC staff have been instructed to remain home if they are ill, until 24 hours after a fever has resolved.
  • All our drives and donor rooms have information sheets about steps to take to help prevent the spread of the new coronavirus.
  • STBTC staff have been instructed to avoid travel to locations where there are known outbreaks of COVID-19, and to self-quarantine, if they have visited a country the CDC has identified a site of a significant outbreak.

St. Joseph Catholic Church – Honey Creek Blood Drive

October 24 @ 8:00 am 1:00 pm

Give Blood. Make a Difference!

We’re calling on our South Texas community to give blood and help patients.

The South Texas Blood & Tissue Center will be hosting an appointment-only community blood drive at St. Joseph – Honey Creek on Saturday, Oct. 24.

All blood donation will undergo FREE COVID-19 antibody test. Results will be available online within a week after your donation. Learn more at  SouthTexasBlood.org/Testing

Save time by filling out your pre-donation health questionnaire electronically before donating the same day of your donation. Click here.

All Presenting Donors Score: 

  • Points that can be redeemed for a gift card of your choice choose from hundreds of retailers and restaurants or STBTC merch! Learn more at  SouthTexasBlood.org/Rewards.

Location:

25781 TX-46, Texas 78070 United States + Google Map

How STBTC is keeping donors safe

Below you will also find the safety protocols we’ve implemented at every blood drive and donor room. For more information about the coronavirus, visit: SouthTexasBlood.org/Coronavirus

  • Temperature check prior to check-in.
  • All staff and donors are required to wear masks, any donor without a mask will be offered one at check-in.
  • Additional hand sanitation stations at check-in and throughout the donation process.
  • Staff members change gloves and sanitize surfaces in the screening area between donors.
  • Potential donors are asked questions concerning recent travel as well as given a mini-physical.
  • Individuals who meet travel, evaluation or potential exposure criteria identified by the CDC over the course of the past 28 days are advised not to donate. This is being done as a cautionary measure since respiratory viruses are not known to be transmitted by blood donation or transfusion.
  • Donor beds are sanitized after each donation.
  • Each donation collection kit is new, single-use and unopened until the time of use.
  • STBTC staff have been instructed to remain home if they are ill, until 24 hours after a fever has resolved.
  • All our drives and donor rooms have information sheets about steps to take to help prevent the spread of the new coronavirus.
  • STBTC staff have been instructed to avoid travel to locations where there are known outbreaks of COVID-19, and to self-quarantine, if they have visited a country the CDC has identified a site of a significant outbreak.

Rio 10 Cinemas Blood Drive

November 3 @ 12:00 pm 5:00 pm

Give Blood. Make a Difference!

We’re calling on our South Texas community to give blood and help patients.

The South Texas Blood & Tissue Center will be hosting an appointment-only community blood drive at Rio 10 Cinemas on Tuesday, Nov. 3.

All blood donation will undergo a COVID-19 antibody test. Results will be available online within a week after your donation. Learn more at  SouthTexasBlood.org/Testing

Save time by filling out your pre-donation health questionnaire electronically before donating the same day of your donation. Click here.

All Presenting Donors Score: 

  • An H-E-B gift card
  • Points that can be redeemed for a gift card of your choice choose from hundreds of retailers and restaurants or STBTC merch! Learn more at  SouthTexasBlood.org/Rewards.

Location

1410 Bandera Hwy
Kerrville, Texas 78028 United States
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How STBTC is keeping donors safe

Below you will also find the safety protocols we’ve implemented at every blood drive and donor room. For more information about the coronavirus, visit: SouthTexasBlood.org/Coronavirus

  • Temperature check prior to check-in.
  • All staff and donors are required to wear masks, any donor without a mask will be offered one at check-in.
  • Additional hand sanitation stations at check-in and throughout the donation process.
  • Staff members change gloves and sanitize surfaces in the screening area between donors.
  • Potential donors are asked questions concerning recent travel as well as given a mini-physical.
  • Individuals who meet travel, evaluation or potential exposure criteria identified by the CDC over the course of the past 28 days are advised not to donate. This is being done as a cautionary measure since respiratory viruses are not known to be transmitted by blood donation or transfusion.
  • Donor beds are sanitized after each donation.
  • Each donation collection kit is new, single-use and unopened until the time of use.
  • STBTC staff have been instructed to remain home if they are ill, until 24 hours after a fever has resolved.
  • All our drives and donor rooms have information sheets about steps to take to help prevent the spread of the new coronavirus.
  • STBTC staff have been instructed to avoid travel to locations where there are known outbreaks of COVID-19, and to self-quarantine, if they have visited a country the CDC has identified a site of a significant outbreak.