Blood drive March 19

The Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office will hold a blood drive this Thursday, March 19, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eligible donors are urged to donate during this time of critical need.

Donations will take place in the parking lot along Highway 16, where there will be a South Texas Blood and Tissue Center Blood Mobile.

The qualifications to be a blood donor are: You must be in good general health, at least 17 years of age (or 16 with parental consent form) and weigh at least 110 pounds (or 120 pounds if 16).

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