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FRHD sponsors blood drive, facilitates COVID-19 vaccinations

 

Last updated 4/14/2021 at 9:29pm

Graph courtesy of Fallbrook Regional Health District

Graph courtesy of Fallbrook Regional Health District

FALLBROOK – The San Diego Blood Bank held a blood drive in the parking lot at the administrative office of Fallbrook Regional Health District, 138 S. Brandon Road, Wednesday, March 31. The Blood Bank collected 21 donations that will touch the lives of up to 63 people.

"Fallbrook Regional Health District thanks everyone who donated and/or offered to donate, especially during this unprecedented time when the need for blood is high," Rachel Mason, executive director of San Diego Blood Bank, said. "Additionally, thank you to the professionals at San Diego Blood Bank for their expertise and outreach."

Regarding the distribution of COVID-19 vaccine in the community, FRHD continues to work with San Diego County Operation Collaboration, which includes North County Fire Protection District and Cal Fire, and FRHD's grant recipients, Neighborhood Healthcare and Champions for Health in ongoing efforts to offer vaccines within the district.

Mason also said, "Fallbrook Regional Health District sincerely thanks our above-named partners and the Foundation for Senior Care, who assist us in scheduling seniors for appointments and with transportation as we work together to meet the challenge of assuring that residents in our unincorporated communities are provided opportunities to receive COVID-19 vaccines. We are all better working together."

Submitted by Fallbrook Regional Health District.

 

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