Elginites fully book two blood drives Posted in: NewsCOVID-19 At the end of last month, as Elgin began adjusting to the COVID-19 pandemic, the community turned out to give a total of 40 units of blood during two highly-successful blood drives. As a result of the response to the first blood drive on March 25 at the Fleming Community Center, a second blood drive on March 30 with a mobile unit was brought to Elgin. Both drives had fully-booked appointments. We Are Blood, Central Texas’ blood donation organization, is urgently seeking blood and platelet donations now and in the near future to protect their blood supply. According to a blog post ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!