Red Cross: Save up to three lives in only one hour
Published 8:11 am Monday, July 18, 2022
Every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood and more than 38,000 blood donations are needed every day to maintain the blood supply.
The actual blood donation takes 10-12 minutes and the entire process from arrival to departure take about one hour. A single donation can save up to three lives.
A Red Cross blood drive will be held July 25 at Southern Shores Pitts Center. Appointments can be made at RedCrossBlood.org or by calling 1-800-RED-CROSS.