Houchin Blood Bank to stop giving free COVID antibody tests with blood donations

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Houchin Blood Bank has announced that after this month it will no longer give free COVID-19 antibody tests when you donate blood.

Currently, every blood donation is automatically screened for antibodies. That will end Sept. 30.

Houchin is still encouraging people to donate blood year-round.

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