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South Texas Blood & Tissue Center needs 600 donors per day, multiple blood drives today and this week

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SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) — The South Texas Blood & Tissue Center said they are falling short of the 600 blood donors needed per day to re-build the low blood supply and is hosting multiple events today and Friday.

Officials said they received 321 donations yesterday and have a 3-day supply of all blood types and only 1.5 days worth of O-type blood.

Donations are being taken today until 1 p.m. at Dub Farris Athletic Complex located at 8400 North Loop 1604 W. Donations are being taken at Holmes High School located at 6500 Ingram Road from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. today.

On Friday, the public can donate from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Santikos Palladium Theater located at 17703 W on the Interstate 10 Frontage Road.

You can find information on more community blood drives during the month of June at

In addition to blood drives, appointments can be made to donate at the South Texas Blood & Tissue Center every day by calling 210-731-5590 or visiting

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