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Published on September 05, 2012

Waccamaw Community Hospital Blood Drive Sept. 7 

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

Georgetown, S.C. -- As the saying goes, it takes all types, and in no situation is that more apropos than for blood donations.

Waccamaw Community Hospital is holding a blood drive Friday, Sept. 7, in the first-floor classroom of the hospital. Members of the public are encouraged to donate blood from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments take priority. To schedule your appointment you can call 843-652-1135 or register online at, and enter sponsor code WaccamawHosp.

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. 


Tidelands Health is the largest health care provider in Georgetown, Horry and Williamsburg counties. With three hospitals and more than 50 outpatient locations that stretch from Andrews to North Myrtle Beach, Tidelands Health is helping people across the Tidelands region live better lives through better health.