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The Tidelands Health Newsroom

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 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.