Houchin Location Hours to Change Starting 12/23

Houchin will be changing it’s hours of operation to meet the needs of our life-giving community.


Starting Saturday, December 23rd, our Oswell location will be closed on Saturdays. This is the first of several changes that will take place.


In addition to Oswell’s Saturday closures starting on 12/23, all donor centers will see changes to their hours starting on Tuesday, January 2nd, 2024.


Changes will differ per donor center.


Our Bolthouse and Truxtun locations will see the following changes starting January 2nd: Saturday hours will be adjusted to 7:00 am – 3:00 pm with no change to our hours of operation Monday through Friday.


For our Oswell location, the following changes will be made starting January 2nd: Hours of operation will be Tuesday through Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. Closed Saturday, Sunday, and Monday.


This strategic adjustment aligns with our commitment to meeting the needs and availability of the Kern County community.


“We believe that these changes will provide more convenience for our donors, and enable us to collect more blood products, addressing the continuous needs of hospitals and patients in our community,” said Jonathan Bautista, CEO of Houchin Blood Bank.


We encourage both existing and new donors to take advantage of the updated operating hours and contribute to the vital mission of saving lives through blood donation.


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When you give, people live!