The Bulloch County chapter of the American Red Cross has scheduled a blood drive for today. It will be hosted by East Georgia Regional Medical Center in the adjcacent Doctor’s Office Building, in the Mims Monroe Blood Services Center, Suite 307 on the third floor. Hours today are from 12:30 till 5:30 p.m.
Potential donors are urged to make a special effort to donate a unit of blood to help alleviate the shortage. The Red Cross still needs donations to help recover thousands of units at blood drives that had to be cancelled because of the unusually cold winter weather across the state.
Some people who would like to donate blood but whose time is limited can make an appointment in order to make a donation and get back to their busy day. To make a blood donation call 1-800-733-2767 (1-800-Red Cross). To make an appointment online, go to www.redcrossblood.org and click on Make a Blood Donation Appointment.
After today’s blood drive there will be only four left this month…Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of next with the final one Wednesday, April 30.