Town Center at Cobb to hold American Red Cross blood drive

Submitted information:East Cobb orthdontist blood drive

Supporting the highest blood donor shortage since COVID-19 hit, Town Center at Cobb will hold an American Red Cross blood drive from Weds, June 9-Thurs, June 10 from 12-5 p.m.

Blood donations provide patients with necessary, life-saving treatment. According to the American Red Cross:

  • Someone needs blood every two seconds in the U.S.
  • One in seven hospital patients need blood
  • Just one pint of blood can save up to three lives
  • Approximately 36,000 units of red blood cells are needed in the U.S. every day
  • Approximately 38% of red blood cells are needed in the U.S. every day
  • The American Red Cross supplies approximately 40% of the nation’s blood supply

WHERE: Town Center at Cobb – Upper Level JCPenney Wing
400 Ernest Barrett Pkwy
Kennesaw, GA 30144

WHEN:  Weds, June 9-Thurs, June 10
12-5 p.m.

HOW: Visit redcrossblood.org using sponsor code ‘tcac’ to schedule an appointment in advance. Donors receive a free gift while supplies last. Appointments are recommended but are not required.

The Red Cross is following FBA blood donation eligibility guidance for potential donors who have received a COVID-19 vaccination. To determine eligibility, donors that have received a vaccine should know the name of the manufacturer. To learn more, please visit redcrossblood.org.

For more information on these events, visit bit.ly/tcc-blood-drive.

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