Amarillo Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and Coffee Memorial to host Cinco de Mayo themed blood drive

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AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — The Amarillo Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and Coffee Memorial Blood Drive are teaming up to host a Cinco de Mayo themed blood drive, according to the organizations.

On Wednesday, May 5, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Amarillo Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, individuals will be tested for COVID-19 antibodies which can help patience with serious medical conditions. People that have received the COVID-19 vaccine are still eligible to donate blood if they meet general blood criteria, the press release stated.

The organizations said that all donors will be entered into a drawing to win a $50 gift card to Jorge’s Mexican Bar & Grill and will receive a Rise Up & Give T-shirt, AMP’D! Adventure Park VIP jump pass, and a coupon for a free tea from Water Still. 

Donors must be 16 years or older and any person under 18 years old must bring a signed parental consent form, Amarillo Surgery said. People must bring a valid ID, complete the Donor Express Questionnaire online, and take a screenshot of the QR code before the event.

Appointments for the event are required and can be scheduled by visiting and the event is located at 5051 S. Soncy Road, Amarillo, Texas, 79119, according to the release.

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