The American Red Cross Blood Services, Alabama and Central Gulf Coast Region, which supplies blood to approximately 100 hospitals, needs 600 blood donors each day to meet the needs of patients in the region. Please call 1-800-RED-CROSS or visit www.redcrossblood.org to make an appointment to donate blood or platelets.
A blood drive is being held in Dothan today, May 2nd, from 12:30 until 5:30 p.m. at Wiregrass Commons Community Room. (Community Room is at the mall entrance between Burlington and Dillard's and is across from Le Nails. Inside, it is located between Journeys and Foot Locker Shoes.)
To give blood, you must weigh at least 110 pounds; you must be at least 17 years old (16 with parental consent), and you must be in general good health.