Houchin offers plasma collection in the IWV

Houchin offers plasma collection in the IWVCarlena Russom (left), collections charge nurse for Houchin Blood Bank, preps Claudia Reichers for a plasma donation during the monthly blood drive on June 20. Houchin recently began offering plasma collection as a part of its monthly visits to the Indian Wells Valley. Houchin comes to the Kerr McGee Center the third Wednesday of each month, from noon to 6 p.m., so that local donors can give the “gift of life.” The next visit will be Wednesday, July 18. To make an appointment, call 661-323-4222. — Photo by Laura Austin

Story First Published: 2018-06-22