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The Tidelands Health Newsroom

Published on July 19, 2017

Blood drive Aug. 4 at Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital

Every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood.

Help meet the need for blood by donating on Friday, Aug. 4, during Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital’s blood drive. Members of the community can donate blood from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the hospital, 606 Black River Road in Georgetown. All donors are eligible for a complimentary box of Girl Scout cookies.

Appointments will take priority, but walk-ins are welcome. Appointments can be made by calling 843-527-7173. Online registration can be completed at www.redcross.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.

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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.