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Published on December 16, 2013

Blood drive set for HealthPoint on Dec. 27

Monday, December 16, 2013

Georgetown, S.C. – The need for blood never takes a holiday; in fact, it only increases. The public can help meet that need by donating blood Dec. 27 at HealthPoint Center for Health and Fitness in Pawleys Island.

Sponsored by Georgetown Hospital System and the American Red Cross, the drive will take place from 12:30-5:30 p.m. in the blood mobile in the parking lot.

Appointments will take priority, but walk-ins are welcome. Appointments can be made by calling 843.527.7173 or going to http://www.redcrossblood.org.

In addition to having a valid ID, blood donors must be healthy, be at least 17 years old and weigh a minimum of 110 pounds.

HealthPoint is located at 12965 Ocean Highway. 

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Tidelands Health is the largest health care provider in Georgetown and Horry counties. With three hospitals and nearly 50 outpatient locations that stretch from Andrews to North Myrtle Beach, Tidelands Health is improving lives across the Tidelands region.