Red Cross blood drive


Special to The Times



A Red Cross Blood Drive will take place on Monday, May 29 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m., at the Great Escape Theatre, located at 115 Foster Drive in McDonough.

To get started you can download the American Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) to make an appointment or for more information. All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients. A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Individuals who are 17 years of age (age 16 with parental consent), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. High school students and other donors 18 years of age and younger also have to meet certain height and weight requirements.