The Rotary Club of Brownsville Sunrise, City of Brownsville, Valley Regional Medical Center, and Valley Baptist have teamed up to conduct two blood drives and then plasma drives over the next weeks (September 1st, 14th, 15th, 24th & 30th from 1pm to 7pm). If you have recovered from COVID-19, we encourage you to donate your convalescent plasma during one of the upcoming Convalescent Plasma Drives being held in Brownsville.

Criteria to donate, includes:
1) Must have received an oral/nasal swab test with a positive result,
2) experienced symptoms, and, 3) fully recovered for a minimum of 28 days.

Our Vitalant partner is taking extra precautions to keep all donors safe, therefore, donations are by appointment only. Vitalant is testing blood donations for COVID-19 antibodies to find potential convalescent plasma donors.
If you or someone you know has recovered from COVID-19, please consider donating plasma to save lives. To sign up for blood or plasma donation visit: or call (956) 213-7500.
Submitted by Bettsy Pizana
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