You can probably imagine how bad the pandemic affected their business.

The need for blood is continuous. We are fortunate to have a blood center here in Lubbock and some pretty cool people who contribute. It takes a lot for someone to walk in every three or four months and get stuck, and it takes even more to do it while there is a pandemic going on.

Your donation right now is so important, and you will also get a FREE COVID 19 antibody test. It takes a couple of weeks to process, but it will show up right there on your history. You could even end up saving lives by being a convalescent plasma donor.

I can't wait to get back into the chair. A dental procedure eliminated me for consideration for a year. I find blood donation to be one of the easiest and most fulfilling things you can do.

Here's what Vitalant is doing to keep you safe:

COVID-19 SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
We are taking extra precautions to protect our staff and donors.
  • Temperature checks upon arrival
  • 6 feet of space between donors
  • Continuous sanitization
  • Approved masks required for all donors and staff (one-way valve masks not allowed)
  • To support social distancing, appointments are strongly encouraged

Remnants of the 1970 Lubbock Tornado