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Blood drive in Ashburn to help with blood shortage

ASHBURN, GA (WALB) -

Summertime usually leads to a short blood supply. 
Turner County is teaming up with blood supplier One blood to make sure the hospital in Cordele has enough blood.

They're planning a blood drive in Ashburn to honor public safety agencies who will compete to see which one can donate the most blood. 

"We're really trying to make this a competition between our EMS people, our sheriff's department our police department were really going to have a lot of people out here," Stevi Thompson said. 

The Blood drive will be at the City's Civic center August 7 th. 

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