Carolina Aparicio of Houchin Community Blood Bank is spearheading an effort this month to Target Your Blood Type and get more people interested in platelet donation. This is directly related to the tragedy in Las Vegas, because what those patients all needed varied per person and had to be available via collection and testing.
Platelets are going to be needed there all week as lifesaving efforts continue. Even if blood products provided here don't go directly to Las Vegas, if we have them, they can go to help infill the products that were rushed there from all over the nation.
Contact Houchin Community Blood Bank to see how you can help!