DHR Health to host COVID-19 plasma donation drive

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (KVEO) — Doctors Hospital at Renaissance (DHR) Health will be hosting a COVID-19 plasma donation drive.

According to DHR Health, “the Rio Grande Valley is in urgent need of donated plasma to treat patients in local hospitals who are fighting severe and life-threatening COVID-19 infections.”

The plasma donation drive will take place Tuesday, August 11 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Courtyard by Marriott Brownsville on 3955 North Expressway.

You must have either previously tested positive for COVID-19 or have tested positive for COVID-19 antibodies to donate.

You must also be 18 years or older, previously displayed symptoms, and have not displayed symptoms for at least 28 days.

To schedule an appointment, call 362-2390 or visit their website.

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