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Red Cross issues emergency call for blood and platelet donations

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The American Red Cross has issued an emergency call for blood and platelets, urging all eligible donors to give now to replenish an extremely low summer blood supply. 

They say donations often decline during summer months but there is still a great need for blood.

There are several donation opportunities coming up around the South Georgia area.

  • July 6: 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., National Peanut Research Lab, 1011 Forrester Drive, Dawson
  • July 7: 2 - 7 p.m., Nashville United Methodist Church, 304 S. Berrien St., Nashville
  • July 7: 1 - 6 p.m., Edison Baptist Church, 12 Highway 37, Edison
  • July 7: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Porterfield Methodist Church, 2200 Dawson Road, Albany
  • July 7: 1 - 5:30 p.m., Affinity, 2225 Highway 41 North, Tifton
  • July 11: 4 - 8 p.m., Ty Ty Baptist Church, 157 N. Church St., Ty Ty
  • July 12: 1 - 6 p.m., Cordele Community Clubhouse, 108 15th Ave., Cordele
  • July 12: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, 2802 Moore Highway, Tifton
  • July 13: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Dorminy Medical Center, 200 Perry House Road, Fitzgerald
  • July 14: 1 - 7 p.m., Moultrie Church of Christ, 1915 Georgia Highway 37 E, Moultrie
  • July 15: 2 - 7 p.m., Albany Mall, 2601 Dawson Road, Albany
  • July 19: 12 - 6 p.m., Tifton Methodist Church, 107 West 12th St., Tifton
  • July 20: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Tifton Campus, 52 Tech Drive, Tifton
  • July 21: 3 - 7 p.m., Leesburg United Methodist Church, 117 Starksville Ave. North, Leesburg
  • July 21: 2 - 7 p.m., Turner County Civic Center, 601 East Madison St., Ashburn
  • July 22: 3 - 7 p.m., Tifton Mall, 458 N. Virginia Ave., Tifton

For more information, visit the Red Cross Website.

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