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Published on July 27, 2016

Tidelands Georgetown Memorial blood drive Aug. 5

July 26, 2016

The American Red Cross is facing a critical blood shortage. Help meet our community’s growing demand and donate Friday, Aug. 5, at Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital’s blood drive from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

The drive will take place inside the hospital in the private dining room on the first floor. Appointments will take priority, but walk-ins are welcome. Appointments can be made by calling 843.527.7173 or going to

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


Tidelands Health is the region’s largest health care provider and MUSC Health affiliate, serving the Carolinas at four hospitals and more than 60 outpatient locations. More than 2,500 employee, physician and volunteer partners work side by side with our communities to transform the health of our region – promoting wellness, preventing illness, encouraging recovery and restoring health.