RGV Vipers and Bert Ogden Arena to host blood drive

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EDINBURG, Texas – Due to the global pandemic, Vitalant has been unable to host blood drives or accept blood for the health and safety of the public.

As a result no blood was collected in the months of March and April. In a press release from the Bert Ogden Arena, the Rio Grande Valley Vipers and the arena will be hosting the Together We Can Blood Drive, sponsored by Bert Ogden Fiesta Dealership, L&F Distributor and Rio Grande Valley College.

The blood drive will be at Bert Ogden Arena. It will be the first major drive in the RGV that is being conducted since the COVID-19 pandemic, said the release.

The event is scheduled for June 4th and 5th from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Bert Ogden Arena located at 4900 S. I-69C in Edinburg.

Although appointments are encouraged to maintain and practice social distancing, walk-ups are welcomed. Those interested in donating can register by clicking here.

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